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Hi, everyone! Welcome to Kanji Time!
Today, we are going to review N4 kanji.
Let’s go!
If you want to do the quiz first, please go to these times!
This kanji means “pour, flow into, concentrate on, notes”.
The On-reading for this kanji is チュウ (chū), like in 注意 (chūi) which means “attention, warning”.
And the Kun-reading is そそ (soso), like in 注ぐ (sosogu) which means “pour”.
This kanji means “ocean, western style”.
The On-reading for this kanji is ヨウ (yō), like in 洋楽 (yōgaku) which means “western music”.
🎵The long and winding road...🎵
And 西洋 (seiyō) which means “the west”.
This kanji means “wash”.
The On-reading for this kanji is セン (sen), like in 洗顔 (sengan) which means “wash one's face”.
バー! (Bā!)
And the Kun-reading is あら (ara), like in 洗う (arau) which means “to wash”.
洗う (arau)
This kanji means “sea, ocean”.
The On-reading for this kanji is カイ (kai), like in 海岸 (kaigan) which means “coastal area, beach”.
海岸沿いを車で走る。 (Kaiganzoi o kuruma de hashiru.)
いいねー。 (Ii nē.)
海の日のドライブは、気持ちいい! (Umi no hi no doraibu wa, kimochi ii!)
And the Kun-reading is うみ (umi), like in 海辺 (umibe) which means “seaside or beach”.
This kanji means “China, Chinese, men”.
The On-reading for this kanji is カン (kan), like in 漢字 (kanji) which means “Kanji or Chinese/Japanese character”.
日本語を表記するには、漢字、カタカナ、ひらがながあります。 (Nihon-go o hyōki suru ni wa, kanji, katakana, hiragana ga arimasu.)
そのうちの漢字は、中国から来たものが元となっています。 (Sono uchi no kanji wa, Chūgoku kara kita mono ga moto to natte imasu.)
And 漢方薬 (kanpōyaku) “Chinese herbal medicine”.
Quiz Time!
Say the reading of the following kanji:
洗顔 (sengan)
注ぐ (sosogu)
西洋 (seiyō)
漢字 (kanji)
海辺 (umibe)
Now, say the meaning of the following words:
洗う (arau) “to wash”
注意 (chūi) “attention, warning”
漢方薬 (kanpōyaku) “Chinese herbal medicine”
洋楽 (yōgaku) “western music”
海岸 (kaigan) “coastal area, beach”
That’s it for today’s lesson! Well done!
よくできました。 (Yoku dekimashita.)
See you next time. Bye-bye!
カメラに注意を注ぐ。 (Kamera ni chūi o sosogu.)
Pay attention to the camera.

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So these all feature the "water" radical, and I guess that's why Risa mimes splashing water on her face for Chou/Soso ("Concentrate on"), to wake up and concentrate.