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Hi everyone. Welcome to Kanji time. Let’s review N5 kanji today. If you want to do the quiz first, please go to these times.
This kanji means month, moon. The on-reading is ゲツ、ガツ (getsu, gatsu) as in 三月 (san-gatsu) meaning March. March. And the kun-reading is つき (tsuki) as in 月 (tsuki) meaning moon or month.
This kanji means to see, to be visible, to show. The on-reading is ケン (ken) as in 見学 (kengaku) meaning looking around. And the kun-reading is み (mi) as in 見る (miru) meaning to see. 見る、見ない。見る、見ない。見る、見ない。どっちや。(Miru, minai. Miru, minai. Miru, minai. Dotchi ya.)
This kanji means word, to talk, to tell, to say. The on-reading is ゲン、ゴン (gen, gon) as in 言語 (genkgo) meaning language and the kun-reading is い (i) as in 言う (iu) meaning to tell, to say. 言う、言わない。言う、言わない。言う。(Iu, iwanai. Iu, iwanai. Iu.)
This kanji means old, used. The on-reading is コ (ko) as in 古紙 (koshi) meaning used paper and the kun-reading is ふる (furu) as in 古い (furui) meaning old.
This kanji means five. The on-reading is ゴ (go) as in 五年 (go-nen) meaning five years. 一年、二年、三年、四年、五年。(Ichi-nen, ni-nen, san-nen, yo-nen, go-nen.) and the kun-reading is いつ (itsu) as in 五つ (itsutsu) meaning five items. 今何歳?五つ。(Ima nan-sai? Itsutsu.)
Quiz time:
Say the reading of the following kanji.
見学 (kengaku)
五年 (go-nen)
三月 (san-gatsu)
言う (iu)
古い (furui)
Now, say the meaning of the following words:
月 (tsuki) month/moon
言語 (gengo) language
見る (miru) to see
五つ (itsutsu) five items
古紙 (koshi) used paper
見てくれてありがとうございます。(Mite kurete arigatō gozaimasu.) Thank you very much for watching and see you again in the next kanji time. それでは、また見てね!(Soredewa, mata mite ne!) Bye bye. 見る、見る、見る。見る、見る、見る。見る、見る、見る。(Miru, miru, miru. Miru, miru, miru. Miru, miru, miru.)

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March 20th, 2018 at 06:30 PM
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May 17th, 2019 at 10:50 AM
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Hello Carlos,


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Carlos
April 19th, 2018 at 02:07 PM
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今年の七月にJLPTN5を受けますから、N5の漢字を覚えなければなりません。

だから、このビデオシリーズは本当に便利ですね。JP101いつもありがとうございます。

頑張りますよ。