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Hi everyone. Welcome to Kanji time. Today, we are going to learn N4 kanji. Shall we? Let’s go. Oh, if you want to do the quiz first, please go to these times. デン!(Den!)
This kanji means summer. The on-reading is カ、ゲ (ka, ge) like in 夏季 (kaki) meaning summer season.
あつーい。(Atsūi.) サマー。(Samā.)
夏季のかき氷は、最高だ! (Kaki no kakigōri wa saikō da!) And the kun-reading for this kanji is なつ (natsu) like in 夏休み (natsuyasumi) meaning summer vacation.
春休み、夏休み、秋休み、冬休み。 (Haruyasumi, natsuyasumi, akiyasumi, fuyuyasumi.)
夏休み!(Natsuyasumi!)
This kanji means evening. The on-reading for this kanji is セキ (seki) like in 一朝一夕 (icchōisseki) meaning overnight or short time. 一朝一夕 (icchōisseki) literally means one morning and one night. And the kun-reading for this kanji is ゆう (yū) like in 夕食 (yūshoku) meaning dinner. Dinner time, Bon Appétit! ドゥン!(Dun!)
This kanji means night, evening. The on-reading for this kanji is ヤ (ya) like in 今夜 (kon’ya) meaning tonight. 今 (ima) means now 夜 (yoru) means night, tonight. And the kun-reading is よ、よる (yo, yoru) as in 夜 (yoru) meaning night. あら、月の明かり。(Ara, tsuki no akari.) に見えない?(Ni mienai?) なんかきれい、これも。(Nanka kirei, kore mo.)
This kanji means fat, plump, thick, big. The on-reading for this kanji is タイ、タ (tai, ta) like in 太陽 (taiyō) meaning sun and the kun-reading is ふと (futo) like in 太る (futoru) meaning to gain weight. 食べ過ぎないようにしないと、太るよ!(Tabesuginai yō ni shinai to, futoru yo!) 太る、やせる。(Futoru, yaseru.) 太る、やせる。(Futoru, yaseru.)
This kanji means like, fond, pleasing. The on-reading for this kanji is コウ (kō) like in 友好 (yūkō) meaning friendly relationship. Friendly relationship of butterflies. And the kun reading is す、この (su, kono) as in 好き (suki) meaning like, fondness. 好き、嫌い。(Suki, kirai.) 好き、好き、好き、好き、好きでいてください。(Suki, suki, suki, suki, suki de ite kudasai.)
Quiz time!
Say the reading of the following kanji:
一朝一夕 (icchōisseki)
今夜 (kon’ya)
太る (futoru)
好き (suki)
夏休み (natsuyasumi)
Now, say the meaning of the following words:
夜 (yoru) night
太陽 (taiyō) sun
友好 (yūkō) friendly relationship
夏季 (kaki) summer season
夕食 (yūshoku) dinner
今日は、以上です。(Kyō wa, ijō desu.) 皆さん見てくれてありがとうございます。(Mina-san, mite kurete arigatō gozaimasu.) 漢字の勉強、頑張ってください。(Kanji no benkyō, ganbatte kudasai.) 今日の夕食は何ですか。(Kyō no yūshoku wa nan desu ka.) コメントでおしえてください!(Komento de oshiete kudasai!) じゃあね。(Jā ne.) Bye bye. またね!(Mata ne!) おぉ~、寝なきゃ。(Ō, nenakya.) あ~、起きなきゃいけないよー。(Ā, okinakya ikenai yō.) ちょっと何やってんのかよく分かんない。(Chotto nani yatte n no ka yoku wakannai.)

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