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Hi, everyone! Welcome to Kanji Time!
Today, we are going to do N3 kanji.
参りましょう。 (Mairimashō.)
If you want to do the quiz first, please go to these times!
This kanji means “courtyard, garden, yard”.
The On-reading for this kanji is テイ (tei), like in 家庭 (katei) which means “family”.
And the Kun-reading is にわ (niwa), like in 庭仕事 (niwashigoto) which means “gardening, work in the garden.”
This kanji means “style, ceremony, rite, function”.
The On-reading for this kanji is シキ(shiki), like in 儀式 (gishiki) which means “ritual, rite”, and 形式 (keishiki) which means “form, formality”.
This kanji means “hit, right, appropriate, the present”.
The On-reading for this kanji is トウ (tō), like in 当然 (tōzen) which means “reasonable, expected”.
それは当然だよ。 (Sore wa tōzen da yo.) “That’s reasonable.”
And the Kun-reading is あ, あて (a, ate), like in 心当たり (kokoroatari) which means “having some knowledge of”.
So, 私は (watashi wa), I’m a detective.
この写真の男に心当たりはありますか。 (Kono shashin no otoko ni kokoroatari wa arimasu ka.)
This kanji means “shape, form, figure, style”.
Shape of you.
The On-reading for this kanji is ケイ, ギョウ (kei, gyō), like in 人形 (ningyō) which means “doll, puppet”.
うわー! (Uwā!)
And the Kun-reading is かた, かたち (kata, katachi), like in 形作る (katachizukuru) which means “to shape, to mould”.
This kanji means “duty, role, office, a part”.
The On-reading for this kanji is ヤク (yaku) like in 役目 (yakume) which means “work, role”.
私の役目 (watashi no yakume) “my role”
皿洗いは、私の役目。 (Sara arai wa, watashi no yakume.) “Washing dishes is my role.”
料理作ってくれたから、皿洗いは、私の役目だよ。 (Ryōri tsukutte kureta kara, sara arai wa, watashi no yakume da yo.)
And 主役 (shuyaku) “leading part, leading actor or actress”.
All right, Quiz Time!
Say the reading of the following kanji:
庭仕事 (niwashigoto)
主役 (shuyaku)
形式 (keishiki)
人形 (ningyō)
当然 (tōzen)
Now, say the meaning of the following words:
儀式 (gishiki) “ritual, rite”
家庭 (katei) “family”
形作る (katachizukuru) “to shape, to mould”
役目 (yakume) “work, role”
心当たり (kokoroatari) “having some knowledge of”
皆さん、お疲れ様です。 (Mina-san, otsukare-sama desu.)
皆さんは、あなたの人生の主役です! (Mina-san wa, anata no jinsei no shuyaku desu!)
Let’s have fun! Okay, I’ll see you next time. Bye-bye!
ドロン!(Doron!)
“Having some acknowledge”, what?
"duty, role, office, a part"

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