Language Quiz / Japanese Kanji -- 1st Grade

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Can you name the Japanese Kanji letters usually learned in 1st grade in Japanese elementary school?

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MeaningLetterInteresting Facts
redIn Health and Sports Day, one side is the red team. This color derives from the 'heike family (平家)'. Heike had power before the Kamakura period. Note: Naruto Uzumaki was born on Health and Sports Day due to its energy.
Place to learn/For this, use hiragana. (Due to certain circumstances when creating this, I was not able to insert this symbol.)
near sundownsundown = 日没 (niti botsu)
insect/bug
SkyThis symbol is used when writing 'karate' in Japanese
Wood / Small Amount of ForestTree x 2? It's simple and easy
mind/disposition/nature/intention/compatible
ear
Down
FlowersThis is the first letter of the first name of a famous manga/anime character in 'Slam Dunk'
RightIn Osaka, people stand on the right side of the escalator. On the other hand, in Tokyo, they stand on the left of the escalator. Beware!
Four
king
strength
sound / noise'K-ON!' utilizes this letter.
grass'Makurano soushi' まくらのそうし・枕_子 is a famous book written in 996 AD. In Japan, they usually read it in the first year of middle school.
TreeTree is an important thing in Japanese shinto.
town
ThousandThe main character in 'Spirited Away' by Hayao Miyazaki is named this
whiteIn Health and Sports Day, the other side will be the white team. This comes from the 'genji (源氏)'.They had power and influence during the Kamakura Period.
ForestTree x 3? It's simple and easy
eye
to go in, to enter
feet
Two
blue
Six
MeaningLetterInteresting Facts
DogIt's the first letter of a famous anime/manga written by Takahashi Rumiko
Rice field
correct/right/properIt's a symbol from the Taisho era
Sun/Day
thread
to leave/ to go out
ball / beadLooks similar to the symbol 'king'
rock
villageHaruki Murakami's surname starts with this
Heaven/ antonym is 地(Learned in 2nd grade)
to rest
Eight
sentence
mediumIn Japanese-style Mahjong, this is one of the Dragon Tiles.
to live/ to be bornIf read 'nama', it means 'raw'
clam / shellsIt is said that shells were used as a currency in the ancient times
Girl/FemaleIn Japanese school, students memorize this letter by memorizing 'ku-no-ichi'. 'Ku' comes from hiragana and 'no' comes from katakana
Up
stand up
Human-being / PeopleCheck out how this symbol came to be! Whoever created this symbol is genius!
letter
To see
Bamboo'chikuba no tomo' (__馬の友) means a friend you've known since you were little.
book
Mountain
earlyNote: 速い is fast
Seven
MeaningLetterInteresting Facts
Hundred'hyaku mo syouti' is a common phrase used to mean that 'they know very much'
Five
Hand
River
ChildThe birth rate of Japan is very low compared to other western countries. The effects of the low rate are showing up recently.
Boy/Male
yenYen is the Japanese currency.
Dirt/Ground
Car/VehicleThis symbol is used even in trains --> 電_ (densya)
mouth
small'small people' (syounin) is utilized to mean children below age 12 in Japan. This is most used in train stations.
Moon
In front of / before
RainIn Japan, there is a rainy season called 'tsuyu' つゆ. Depending on the region, the timing of the season differs.
WaterFamous voice actress and female singer Mizuki Nana's surname starts with this symbol.
Three
name
leftIn Japan, they drive on the left. We are just like britain
To learn/studiesGood luck learning Japanese! It's worth it!
year/age
Nine
goldThe Golden Pavillion in Kyoto is a definite great place to go in Japan. It's interesting that gold used to be so abundant in Japan that they used it as a currency
Ten
fire
OneIchiro is a common name that utilizes this.
Big, Huge, EnormousTo emphasize something, sometimes this letter is utilized.

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