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Kanji Lesson for Basic Kanji Book, Vol. 1, Chapter 20

Learn the kanji from Chapter 20 of the Basic Kanji Book, Vol. 1

The following kanji has been selected to aid students as they study Chapter 20 of the Basic Kanji Book, Vol. 1.

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Kanji for this lesson

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5 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. market, city, town
Readings
Kun'yomi: いち。
On'yomi: ジ、シ。
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7 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. town, village, block, street
Readings
Kun'yomi: まち。
On'yomi: チョウ、テイ。
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7 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. village, town
Readings
Kun'yomi: むら。
On'yomi: ソン。
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4 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. ward, district
Readings
Kun'yomi: 熟字訓。
On'yomi: ク、ウ、オウ、コウ。
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11 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. metropolis, capital
Readings
Kun'yomi: みやこ。
On'yomi: ツ、ト。
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8 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. borough, urban prefecture, govt office, representative body, storehouse
Readings
Kun'yomi: う、お、はん、い。
On'yomi: フ。
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9 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. prefecture
Readings
Kun'yomi: あがた、か.ける。
On'yomi: キョウ、ゲン、ケン。
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10 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. island
Readings
Kun'yomi: しま。
On'yomi: トウ。
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8 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. capital, 10**16
Readings
Kun'yomi: みやこ。
On'yomi: キョウ、ケイ、キン、南京。
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14 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. Esq., way, manner, situation, polite suffix
Readings
Kun'yomi: さま、さん。
On'yomi: ヨウ、ショウ。


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The following vocabulary is a list of common words using the above Kanji

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Vocabulary for this lesson

shi
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. city
shichou
noun, no adjective
  1. mayor
shimin
noun
  1. citizen
ichiba
noun
  1. (the) marketplace
shijou
noun
  1. (the) market (as a concept)
shiyakusho
noun
  1. city hall
chouchou
noun
  1. town headman
shitamachi
noun
  1. lower parts of town
machiyakuba
noun
  1. town hall
sonchou
noun
  1. village headman
nouson
noun
  1. farm village
murayakuba
noun
  1. village office
kubetsu
noun, suru verb
  1. differentiation
kuyakusho
noun
  1. ward office
chiku
noun, no adjective
  1. district
kubun
noun, suru verb, no adjective
  1. division
toshi
noun, no adjective
  1. city
tokai
noun, no adjective
  1. city
tochou
noun
  1. Tokyo Government Office
toukyouto
noun
  1. Tokyo Metropolitan area
tochiji
noun
  1. governor of Tokyo
oosakafu
noun
  1. Osaka (metropolitan area)
kyoutofu
noun
  1. Kyoto (metropolitan area)
seifu
noun
  1. government
ken
noun
  1. prefecture (of Japan)
kenchou
noun
  1. prefectural office
kenchiji
noun
  1. prefectural governor
hiroshimaken
noun
  1. Hiroshima prefecture (Chuugoku area)
hantou
noun
  1. peninsula
shimaguni
noun
  1. island country (sometimes used as a metaphor for Japan)
toukyou
noun
  1. Tokyo (current capital of Japan)
kyouto
noun
  1. Kyoto
joukyou
noun, suru verb
  1. proceeding to the capital (Tokyo)
sama
noun, suffix
  1. Mr, Mrs or Ms
yousu
noun
  1. appearance
samazama
na adjective, noun
  1. various
youshiki
noun
  1. style