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Kanji Scrabble #01: Answers and Meanings

Thank you to all the Kanji Scrabble Twitter users and Bloggers!


I think this is a really fun use of Twitter and am personally looking forward to each new game!

We’ll also post an update via blog post with detailed answers including the meaning and both Kana and Romaji readings to help you learn new vocabulary.  There were a few compounds that weren’t noticed so this should be great for all levels of learners.

Kanji Scrabble #1 Answers

Kanji Kana English Meaning
Sun, sunshine, day
一日 いちじつ One day, first off the month
一日一日 いちにちいちにち Gradually, day-by-day
一日中 いちにちじゅう Throughout the day
三十日 さんじゅうにち Thirty days, thirtieth day
三日 みっか Three days, the third (of the month)
中日 ちゅうにち、なかび China and Japan, the middle day, the equinoctial day
二十日 はつか Twenty days, the twentieth (of the month)
二日 ふつか Second day of the month, two days
十日 とおか Tenth day, ten days
日中 にっちゅう Daytime, during the day, Sino-Japanese
日日 にちにち Everyday, daily, day after day
日時 にちじ Date and time
日本 にっぽん/にほん Japan
日本一 にっぽんいち/にほんいち Japan’s best, number one in Japan
日本中 にっぽんじゅう/にほんじゅう Throughout Japan
日本人 にっぽんじん/にほんじん Japanese person
時日 じじつ Date and time
本日 ほんじつ Today