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Hi, everyone! Welcome to Kanji Time!
Today, we are going to learn N2 kanji.
参りましょうか? (Mairimashō ka?) “Shall we?”
If you want to do the quiz first, please go to these times.
こちらです。 (Kochira desu.)
This kanji means “bottom, sole, depth, base”.
On-reading for this kanji is テイ (tei), like in 海底 (kaitei) which means “bottom of the sea”.
海底のヒトデ。 (Kaitei no hitode.) “Starfish in the bottom of the sea.”
And the Kun-reading is そこ (soko), like in 上げ底 (agezoko) which means “raised bottom”.
上げ底の靴。 (Agezoko no kutsu.)
This kanji means “borough, representative body, storehouse”.
The On-reading for this kanji is フ (fu), like in 政府 (seifu) which means “government”.
日本政府 (Nihon seifu) “Japanese Government”
And 幕府 (bakufu) which means “Japanese feudal government”.
This kanji means “warehouse, storehouse”.
The On-reading for this kanji is コ (ko), like in 車庫 (shako) which means “garage”.
車庫に車を入れる。 (Shako ni kuruma o ireru.)
バックオーライ! (Bakku ōrai!)
バックオーライ! (Bakku ōrai!)
And 冷蔵庫 (reizōko) which means “refrigerator”.
冷蔵庫の中の冷凍庫。 (Reizōko no naka no reitōko.) “Freezer”
This kanji means “calm, healthy, ease, peace”.
The On-reading for this kanji is コウ (kō), like in 健康 (kenkō) which means “health”, and 不健康 (fukenkō) meaning “unhealthy”.
不健康な食べ物 (fukenkō na tabemono) “unhealthy food”
健康! (Kenkō!)
不健康。 (Fukenkō.)
This kanji means “extend, postpone, prolong, stretch”.
The On-reading for this kanji is エン (en), like in 延長 (enchō) which means “extension”.
あ、充電が届かない。 (A, jūden ga todokanai.)
延長コードくれる? (Enchō kōdo kureru?) Can I have an extension cord?”
10分前です。カラオケ、終わります。 (Juppun mae desu. Karaoke, owarimasu.)
あ、すいません。延長していただけますか? (A, suimasen. Enchō shite itadakemasu ka?) Can we extend the time?
And the Kun-reading is の (no).
Quiz Time!
Say the reading of the following kanji:
健康 (kenkō)
政府 (seifu)
海底 (kaitei)
冷蔵庫 (reizōko)
延長 (enchō)
Now, say the meaning of the following words:
車庫 (shako) “garage”
不健康 (fukenkō) “unhealthy”
延長 (enchō) “extension”
上げ底 (agezoko) “raised bottom”
幕府 (bakufu) “Japanese feudal government”
今日はここまでです! (Kyō wa koko made desu!)
皆さんが普段、健康でいるために心掛けていることや、していることはありますか。 (Mina-san ga fudan, kenkō de iru tame ni kokorogakete iru koto ya, shite iru koto wa arimasu ka.)
Please let us know in the comments! I’ll see you next time.
バイバイ! (Baibai!)
ありがとう! (Arigatō!)

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