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Hi everyone. Welcome to Kanji Time. Today, let’s review N5 kanji. 参りましょう。(Mairimashō.) If you want to do the quiz first, please go to these times.
This kanji means nine. The on-reading for this kanji is キュウ、ク (kyū, ku) as in 九月 (ku-gatsu), meaning September. January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September. And the kun-reading for this kanji is ここの (kokono) as in 九つ (kokonotsu), meaning nine items. 一つ、二つ、三つ、四つ、五つ、六つ、七つ、八つ、九つ。(Hitotsu, futatsu, mittsu, yottsu, itsutsu, muttsu, nanatsu, yattsu, kokonotsu.)
To rest. On-reading for this kanji is キュウ (kyū) as in 休日 (kyūjitsu), meaning holiday.「めっちゃホリデー」。(“Metcha horidē.”) 何?(Nani?) 歌。(Uta.) Yeah! めっちゃホリデー。(Metcha horidē.) へー。(Hē.) ドキドキで夏希望。(Dokidoki de natsu kibō.) Kun-reading for this kanji is やす (yasu) as in 休む (yasumu), meaning to rest.
Fish. On-reading is ギョ (gyo) as in 金魚 (kingyo), meaning goldfish, goldfish. Kun-reading for this kanji is さかな (sakana) or うお (uo), meaning 魚屋 (sakanaya) fish store, fish. If you are a Pisces, Pisces in Japanese is 魚座 (uoza).
Gold, metal, money. On-reading for this kanji is キン、コン (kin, kon) as in 金色 (kin’iro), meaning gold color. This is gold, gold color 金色 (kin’iro). Kun-reading for this kanji is かね (kane) or かな (kana). お金 (o-kane), meaning money.
Sky, to become free, empty. On-reading for this kanji is クウ (kū) as in 空気 (kūki), meaning air. Kun-reading for this kanji is そら、あ、から (sora, a, kara) as in 空っぽ (karappo), means empty.
Quiz time!
Say the reading of the following kanji:
お金 (o-kane)
休日 (kyūjitsu)
九つ (kokonotsu)
空っぽ (karappo)
金魚 (kingyo)
Now, say the meaning of the following words:
金色 (kin’iro) Gold color
空気 (kūki) Air
休む (yasumu) To rest
魚屋 (sakanaya) Fish store
九月 (ku-gatsu) September
That’s all for today. Thank you very much for watching. みんな、ちゃんと休んでますか。(Minna, chanto yasunde masu ka.) それでは、私も今から休みたいと思いまーす。(Soredewa, watashi mo ima kara yasumitai to omoimāsu.) じゃあね!(Jā ne!) Bye for now. See you next time. Ciao!

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