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Kanji 034 (kado) [Oct. 1st, 2006|11:01 pm]
Kanji a Day - a kanji a day keeps the stupid away.
yoinkmyspleen
Many apologies for the excessive absence. I've been getting settled in to Uni this week so I've been neglecting a lot of net stuff ^^;



Readings:

モン (mon)

かど (kado), (to)

Gate

Compounds:

校門 - koumon school gate

水門 - suimon sluice gate
link3 questions|questions?

Kanji 034 (ichi) [Sep. 22nd, 2006|02:19 am]
Kanji a Day - a kanji a day keeps the stupid away.
yoinkmyspleen


Readings:

(shi)

いち (ichi)

Market, Town

Compounds:

朝市 - asaichi morning market

互市 - goshi commerce
linkquestions?

Kanji 033 (kokoro) [Sep. 20th, 2006|12:28 am]
Kanji a Day - a kanji a day keeps the stupid away.
yoinkmyspleen


Readings:

シン (shin)

こころ (kokoro)

Heart, Mind

Compounds:

安心 - anshin peace of mind

異心 - ishin treachery
link1 question|questions?

Kanji 032 (kuruma) [Sep. 19th, 2006|12:30 am]
Kanji a Day - a kanji a day keeps the stupid away.
yoinkmyspleen
Apologies for the lag. Spent the weekend at a Pirates vs Ninja birthday party ^^; We ninja got beaten but that was only because you couldn't see the rest of us, I swear >_>



Readings:

シャ (sha)

くるま (kuruma)

Car

Compounds:

車庫 - shako garage

車検 - shaken vehicle inspection
linkquestions?

Kanji 031 (mimi) [Sep. 15th, 2006|02:56 am]
Kanji a Day - a kanji a day keeps the stupid away.
yoinkmyspleen


Readings:

(ji)

みみ (mimi)

Ear

Compounds:

耳輪 - mimiwa earring

耳朶 - jida earlobe
linkquestions?

Kanji 030 (me) [Sep. 14th, 2006|12:47 am]
Kanji a Day - a kanji a day keeps the stupid away.
yoinkmyspleen


Readings:

モク (moku), ボク (boku)

(me), (ma)

さかん (sakan), さっか (sakka)

Eye, Insight

Compounds:

目の毒 - menodoku tempting thing

目溢し - mekoboshi overlook
linkquestions?

Kanji 029 (mori) [Sep. 13th, 2006|12:34 am]
Kanji a Day - a kanji a day keeps the stupid away.
yoinkmyspleen


Readings:

シン (shin)

もり (mori)

Forest, Woods

Compounds:

森閑 - shinkan silence

森厳 - shingen solemn
linkquestions?

Kanji 028 (hayashi) [Sep. 11th, 2006|12:22 am]
Kanji a Day - a kanji a day keeps the stupid away.
yoinkmyspleen
Continuing from yesterday's...



Readings:

リン (rin)

はやし (hayashi)

Forest, Grove

Compounds:

林学 - ringaku forestry

林間 - rinkan in the forest
linkquestions?

Kanji 027 (moku) [Sep. 9th, 2006|10:18 pm]
Kanji a Day - a kanji a day keeps the stupid away.
yoinkmyspleen
Apologies for the gap. Been away for a couple of days.



Readings:

ボク (boku), モク (moku)

(ki)

Tree, Wood

Compounds:

木剣 - bokken wooden sword

木の端 - kinohashi fragment of wood
linkquestions?

Kanji 026 (nani) [Sep. 7th, 2006|01:06 am]
Kanji a Day - a kanji a day keeps the stupid away.
yoinkmyspleen


Readings:

(ka)

なに (nani), なん (nan)

What

Compounds:

幾何 - kika geometry

何か月 - nankagetsu how many months?
linkquestions?

Kanji 025 (ima) [Sep. 6th, 2006|01:58 am]
Kanji a Day - a kanji a day keeps the stupid away.
yoinkmyspleen


Readings:

コン (kon), キン (kin)

いま (ima)

Now

Compounds:

現今 - genkon the present

即今 - sokkon at the moment
linkquestions?

Kanji 024 (fu) [Sep. 4th, 2006|11:10 pm]
Kanji a Day - a kanji a day keeps the stupid away.
yoinkmyspleen


Readings:

(fu), (bu)

Bad, Clumsy

Compounds:

不為 - futame unprofitable

不印 - fujirushi poor results
linkquestions?

Kanji 023 (te) [Sep. 3rd, 2006|12:44 am]
Kanji a Day - a kanji a day keeps the stupid away.
yoinkmyspleen


Readings:

シュ (shu), (zu)

(te), (ta)

Hand

Compounds:

握手 - akushu handshake

王手 - oute checkmate
linkquestions?

Kanji 022 (ni) [Sep. 1st, 2006|12:47 am]
Kanji a Day - a kanji a day keeps the stupid away.
yoinkmyspleen


Readings:

(ni), ジツ (jitsu)

(hi), (ka)

Day, Sun

Compounds:

日陰 - hikage shadow

日光 - nikkou sunlight
linkquestions?

Kanji 021 (jou) [Aug. 31st, 2006|12:52 am]
Kanji a Day - a kanji a day keeps the stupid away.
yoinkmyspleen


Readings:

ジョウ (jou)

たけ (take), だけ (dake)

Length, Only

Compounds:

丈長 - takenaga tall

丈余 - jouyo over ten feet
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Kanji 020 (ajia) [Aug. 29th, 2006|11:30 pm]
Kanji a Day - a kanji a day keeps the stupid away.
yoinkmyspleen



Readings:
(a), アジア (ajia)

つぐ (tsugu)

Asia, come after


Compounds:

亜欧 - aou Eurasia

亜流 - aryuu imitator
linkquestions?

Kanji 019 (hi) [Aug. 28th, 2006|11:11 pm]
Kanji a Day - a kanji a day keeps the stupid away.
yoinkmyspleen



Readings:

(ka)

(hi), (ho)

Fire


Compounds:

火山 - kazan volcano

火炎 - kaen blaze
linkquestions?

Kanji 018 (yama) [Aug. 27th, 2006|10:15 pm]
Kanji a Day - a kanji a day keeps the stupid away.
yoinkmyspleen


Readings:

サン (san), セン (sen)

やま (yama)

Mountain


Compounds:

山径 - sankei mountain path

山間 - yamaai ravine
linkquestions?

Kanji 017 (chiisai) [Aug. 26th, 2006|11:44 pm]
Kanji a Day - a kanji a day keeps the stupid away.
yoinkmyspleen


Readings:

ショウ (shou)

ちいさい (chiisai), (ko)

Small, Little

Compounds:

小雨 - kosame drizzle

小括 - shoukatsu summation
link2 questions|questions?

Kanji 016 (ookii) [Aug. 25th, 2006|09:58 pm]
Kanji a Day - a kanji a day keeps the stupid away.
yoinkmyspleen


Readings:

ダイ (dai), タイ (tai)

おお (oo*), おお(きい) (oo[kii]), おお(いに) (oo[ini])

Big, Great

Compounds:

大学 - daigaku university

大通り - oodoori boulevard


*Note: "oo" is pronounced as an elongated O sound.
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