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Kanji Scrabble #10: Have Fun Learning with Kanji Scrabble: a Kanji Game Just for Twitter!

The Kanji for this week are as follows: (Remember, each compound must use the Kanji in the brackets [ ].)

Kanji Scrabble #10 [後] 目、日、見、読、手、口、生、一、車、足 (Learn How to Play Here)

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Kanji Kana English
あと (n,adj-no) (1) behind/rear/(2) after/later/(3) after one’s death/(4) remainder/the rest/(5) descendant/successor/heir/(6) (arch) past/previous/(n-adv) (7) more (i.e. five more minutes)/(P)/
後口 あとくち (n) (1) aftertaste/(2) later (in line or in turn, etc.)/
後後 あとあと (n-adv,n-t) distant future/
後手 ごて (n) (1) losing the initiative (in Go)/(2) rear guard/(3) white player (shogi)/(P)/
後手後手 ごてごて (n) ending up behind with everything/being always too late (never in time)/
後日 ごじつ (n-adv,n-t) in the future/another day/later/(P)/
後生 こうせい (n,adj-no) younger people/future generations/
後生一生 ごしょういっしょう (n) extremely important or once in a lifetime (request)/only once in one’s lifetime/
後目 しりめ (oK) (n) backward glance/sidelong glance/
後見 こうけん (n,vs) guardianship/guardian/(P)/
後足 あとあし (n) hind legs/rear legs/
後車 こうしゃ (n) rear car/
生後 せいご (n-adv,n-t) post-natal/since birth/(P)/
読後 どくご (n-adv,n-t) after reading a book/