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Kanji Lesson for Intermediate Kanji Book, Vol. 1, Chapter 2

Learn the kanji from Chapter 2 of the Intermediate Kanji Book, Vol. 1

The following kanji has been selected to aid students as they study Chapter 2 of the Intermediate Kanji Book, Vol. 1.

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Kanji for this lesson

Stroke Count
13 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. war, battle, match
Readings
Kun'yomi: いくさ、たたか.う、おのの.く、そよぐ、わなな.く。
On'yomi: セン。
Stroke Count
6 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. contend, dispute, argue
Readings
Kun'yomi: あらそ.う、いか.でか。
On'yomi: ショウ、ソウ。
Stroke Count
14 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. occasion, side, edge, verge, dangerous, adventurous, indecent, time, when
Readings
Kun'yomi: きわ、-ぎわ。
On'yomi: サイ、セイ。
Stroke Count
5 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. can, passable, mustn't, should not, do not
Readings
Kun'yomi: ききい.れる、き.く、べ.き、よ.い、-べ.き、-べ.し。
On'yomi: カ、コク。
Stroke Count
10 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. ability, talent, skill, capacity
Readings
Kun'yomi: よ.く、の、のり、よし、たか。
On'yomi: タイ、ナイ、ノ、ノウ、ダイ、ドウ。
Stroke Count
5 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. income, obtain, reap, pay, supply, store
Readings
Kun'yomi: おさ.める、おさ.まる、のぶ。
On'yomi: ス、シュウ。
Stroke Count
4 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. branch, support, sustain, branch radical (no. 65)
Readings
Kun'yomi: ささ.える、つか.える、か.う。
On'yomi: シ。
Stroke Count
5 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. pressure, push, overwhelm, oppress, dominate
Readings
Kun'yomi: お.す、へ.す、おさ.える、お.さえる。
On'yomi: アツ、ヨウ、オウ、エン。
Stroke Count
12 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. quantity, measure, weight, amount, consider, estimate, surmise
Readings
Kun'yomi: はか.る。
On'yomi: ロウ、リョウ。
Stroke Count
11 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. cadet, friend
Readings
Kun'yomi: つかさ、ともがら、へや。
On'yomi: ゾウ、ソウ。
Stroke Count
2 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. complete, finish
Readings
Kun'yomi: さとる。
On'yomi: リョウ。
Stroke Count
8 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. nonplussed, three, going, coming, visiting, visit, be defeated, die, be madly in love
Readings
Kun'yomi: まい.る、まじわる、みつ、まい-。
On'yomi: サン、シン、ソン。
Stroke Count
8 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. rise up
Readings
Kun'yomi: のぼ.る、のり、しゅう。
On'yomi: ショウ。
Stroke Count
16 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. transport, send, be inferior
Readings
On'yomi: ユ、ス、シュ。
Stroke Count
8 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. broaden, extend, expand, enlarge
Readings
Kun'yomi: ひろ.がる、ひろ.げる、ひろ.める、おしひろ.める。
On'yomi: カク、コウ。
Stroke Count
17 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. shrink, contract, shrivel, wrinkle, reduce
Readings
Kun'yomi: ちぢ.む、ちぢ.まる、ちぢ.める、ちぢ.れる、ちぢ.らす。
On'yomi: スク、シュク。
Stroke Count
14 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. duplicate, double, compound, multiple
Readings
On'yomi: フク。
Stroke Count
10 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. genuine, purity, innocence, net (profit)
Readings
Kun'yomi: すみ、やすし、よし、あつ。
On'yomi: シュン、ジュン、ドン、トン。
Stroke Count
5 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. achievement, merits, success, honor, credit
Readings
Kun'yomi: たく.む、たく.み、のり、とし、つとむ、こと、ぐう、くぬ、かつ、いさお、よし。
On'yomi: ク、コウ。
Stroke Count
12 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. victory, win, prevail, excel
Readings
Kun'yomi: か.つ、まさ.る、-が.ち、かつ、すぐ.れる。
On'yomi: ショウ。
Stroke Count
11 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. failure, defeat, reversal
Readings
Kun'yomi: やぶ.れる。
On'yomi: ヘ、ハイ。
Stroke Count
9 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. defeat, negative, -, minus, bear, owe, assume a responsibility
Readings
Kun'yomi: ま.ける、ま.かす、お.う、そむ.く。
On'yomi: フ、ブ、フウ。


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Vocabulary for this lesson

taisen
noun, suru verb
  1. waging war
sensou
noun, suru verb
  1. war
sengo
adverbial noun, noun (temporal), no adjective
  1. postwar period
naisen
noun
  1. civil war
dainijisekaitaisen
noun
  1. World War II
tatakau
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to fight
chousen
noun, suru verb
  1. challenge
reisen
noun, no adjective
  1. cold war
sakusen
noun
  1. tactics; strategy
ikkaisen
noun
  1. first game
kyousou
noun, no adjective
  1. competition
nanbokusensou
noun
  1. (US) Civil War
funsou
noun, suru verb, no adjective
  1. dispute
ronsou
noun, suru verb, no adjective
  1. dispute
arasou
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to dispute
sai
adverbial noun, noun
  1. on the occasion of
kousai
noun, suru verb
  1. association
jissai
no adjective, adverb, noun
  1. actuality
kokusaiteki
na adjective
  1. international
kyoka
noun
  1. permission
kanou
na adjective, noun
  1. possible
kanousei
noun
  1. possibility
fukanou
na adjective, noun
  1. impossible
kinou
noun, suru verb
  1. function
yuunou
na adjective, noun
  1. able; capable
munou
na adjective, noun, no adjective
  1. incompetence
chinou
noun
  1. intelligence
seinou
noun
  1. efficiency
sainou
noun
  1. talent
houshanou
noun
  1. radioactivity
nouryoku
noun
  1. ability
nouritsu
noun
  1. efficiency
geinou
noun
  1. public entertainment
shuushuu
noun, suru verb
  1. collection
shuuyou
noun, suru verb
  1. accommodation
shuukaku
noun, suru verb
  1. harvest
shuushi
noun
  1. income and expenditure
osameru
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to store
kyuushuu
noun, suru verb
  1. absorption
shuunou
noun, suru verb
  1. putting or stowing away
shuunyuu
noun
  1. income
ryoushuusho
noun
  1. (formal) receipt
shihai
noun, suru verb
  1. control
kikanshi
noun
  1. bronchial tube
shiharau
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to pay
shishutsu
noun, suru verb
  1. expenditure
shiten
noun
  1. branch store (office)
sasaeru
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to support
attou
noun, suru verb
  1. overwhelm
ketsuatsu
noun
  1. blood pressure
denatsu
noun
  1. voltage
gaiatsu
noun
  1. external pressure
atsuryoku
noun, suru verb
  1. pressure
kiatsu
noun
  1. atmospheric pressure
henatsuki
noun
  1. (power) transformer
assuru
suru verb (special class)
  1. to press
  2. to overwhelm
sokuryou
noun, suru verb
  1. measurement
keiryou
noun, suru verb
  1. measurement
suiryou
noun, suru verb
  1. guess
taryou
na adjective, noun, no adjective
  1. large quantity
shouryou
na adjective, adverbial noun, noun
  1. small quantity
juuryou
noun, no adjective
  1. weight
bunryou
noun, suru verb
  1. amount; quantity
netsuryou
noun
  1. calorie
hakaru
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to measure; to weigh
ryou
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. quantity
onryou
noun
  1. volume (sound)
tairyouseisan
noun
  1. mass production
jousou
noun
  1. upper stratum (classes, stories, storeys)
kasou
noun, no adjective
  1. lower strata (classes)
chisou
noun
  1. stratum; layer
kousoubiru
noun
  1. skyscraper
chuukansou
noun
  1. the middle class
kaisou
noun
  1. class
shuuryou
noun, suru verb
  1. end
shuuryou
noun, suru verb
  1. completion (of a course)
kanryou
noun, suru verb, no adjective
  1. completion
ryoukai
noun, suru verb
  1. understanding
sanka
noun, suru verb, no adjective
  1. participation
kousan
noun, suru verb
  1. giving up
jisan
noun, suru verb
  1. bringing
sangiin
noun
  1. House of Councillors
sansen
noun, suru verb
  1. participation in a war
sanshou
noun, suru verb
  1. reference
sankou
noun, no adjective
  1. reference
san
numeric
  1. three (used in legal documents)
joushou
noun, suru verb, no adjective
  1. rising
shoukyuu
noun, suru verb
  1. salary raise
noboru
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to go up
  2. to rise
shoushin
noun, suru verb, no adjective
  1. promotion
shoukouguchi
noun
  1. hatch(way)
yushutsu
noun, suru verb, no adjective, na adjective
  1. export
yusou
noun, suru verb
  1. transport
yuketsu
noun, suru verb
  1. blood transfusion
yunyuu
noun, suru verb, no adjective
  1. import
kuuyu
noun, suru verb, no adjective
  1. air transport
unyu
noun
  1. transportation
kakudai
noun, suru verb
  1. enlargement
kakusan
noun, suru verb, no adjective
  1. scattering
kakuchou
noun, suru verb
  1. expansion
gunkaku
noun
  1. military expansion
shukushou
noun, suru verb, no adjective
  1. reduction
tanshuku
noun, suru verb
  1. shortening
gunshuku
noun
  1. disarmament
shukuzu
noun
  1. miniature copy
chidireru
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to be curled
asshuku
noun, suru verb
  1. compression
noushuku
noun, suru verb, no adjective
  1. concentrated
shukushaku
noun, suru verb
  1. reduced scale
chidimeru
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to shorten
chidimu
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to shrink
juufuku
choufuku
noun, suru verb, no adjective
  1. overlapping
fukuzatsu
na adjective
  1. complicated
fukugou
noun, suru verb, no adjective
  1. composite
fukusha
noun, suru verb
  1. copy
fukusuu
noun, no adjective
  1. plurality
tanjun
na adjective, noun
  1. simplicity
fujun
na adjective, noun
  1. impurity; dishonesty
junkin
noun
  1. pure gold
junsui
na adjective, no adjective
  1. pure
junjou
na adjective, noun
  1. pure heart
seikou
noun, suru verb
  1. success
kouzai
noun
  1. merits and demerits
nenkoujoretsuseido
noun
  1. the seniority system
fuseikou
na adjective, noun, no adjective
  1. failure
kudoku
noun
  1. pious act
shoubu
noun, suru verb
  1. contest
shouri
noun, suru verb
  1. victory
shouhai
noun
  1. victory or defeat
kaishou
noun, suru verb
  1. easy victory
jibunkatte
na adjective, noun
  1. self-centred
yuushou
noun, suru verb
  1. championship
shousha
noun
  1. winner
kesshou
noun
  1. finals (in sports)
katsu
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to win
masaru
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to be superior
shippai
noun, no adjective, suru verb
  1. failure
taihai
noun, suru verb
  1. crushing defeat
yabureru
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to be defeated
haiboku
noun
  1. defeat
fuhai
noun, suru verb, no adjective
  1. decay
haisen
noun, suru verb
  1. losing a war
futan
noun, suru verb
  1. burden
jifu
noun, suru verb
  1. conceit
houfu
noun
  1. aspiration; ambition
makasu
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to defeat
fushou
noun, suru verb
  1. injury
fusuu
noun
  1. negative number
ou
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to bear; to carry on one's back