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皆さん、こんにちは。(Mina-san, kon’nichiwa.)
Welcome to Kanji Time. Today, we are going to review N4 kanji.
参りましょう。(Mairimashō.) はい。(Hai.)
If you want to do the quiz first, please go to these times.
This kanji means “younger sister”.
On-reading for this kanji is マイ (mai) as in 姉妹 (shimai), meaning “sisters”.
And kun-reading is いもうと (imōto) like in 妹 (imōto), meaning “one’s younger sister”.
私の妹。(Watashi no imōto.)
あなたの妹。(Anata no imōto.)
This kanji means “older sister”.
On-reading for this kanji is シ (shi) like in 三姉妹 (san-shimai), meaning “three sisters”.
長女、次女、三女。 (Chōjo, jijo, sanjo.) “older sister, middle sister, younger sister”.
Kun-reading for this kanji is あね (ane) like in 姉 (ane), meaning “one’s older sister”.
私の姉です。(Watashi no ane desu.)
お姉さんはいますか。(O-nee-san wa imasu ka.)
This kanji means “commence, begin, start”.
On-reading for this kanji is シ (shi) as in 始発 (shihatsu), meaning “first train/bus, first run”. まだ電車来ないのかな。(Mada densha konai no ka na.)
Kun-reading for this one is はじ (haji) like in 始める (hajimeru), meaning “to start, to begin”.
さあ、踊りを始めましょう。(Sā, odori o hajimemashō.) Yeay!
This kanji means “character, letter, word”.
On-reading for this one is ジ (ji) like in… Yes, 漢字 (kanji), meaning “kanji” and also 文字 (moji), meaning “character, letter, alphabet”.
文字。(Moji.) あ、い、う、え、お。(A, i, u, e, o.) A。(Ei)
This kanji means “room, apartment, chamber, greenhouse, cellar”.
On-reading for this kanji is シツ (shitsu) like in 室内 (shitsunai), meaning “indoor”. 室内。 (Shitsunai.) “indoor”. 室外。 (Shitsugai.) “outdoor”.
Kun-reading for this kanji is むろ (muro) like in 氷室 (himuro), meaning “ice room”. “Ice room, ice”.
Quiz time!
Say the reading of the following kanji:
妹 (imōto)
漢字 (kanji)
姉 (ane)
室内 (shitsunai)
始める (hajimeru)
Now, say the meaning of the following words:
文字 (moji) “character, letter, alphabet”
氷室 (himuro) “ice room”
姉妹 (shimai) “sisters”
始発 (shihatsu) “first train/bus, first run”
三姉妹 (san-shimai) “three sisters”
Okay. That’s all for today. Did you enjoy it? I hope so. See you next time. Bye! Bye! B-Y-E. Bye!

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Hi Hans,


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リサが出ている動画は他にもたくさんありますよ!

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June 22nd, 2019 at 09:35 PM
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楽しかったね!リサさんもっと動画を作りたいですね!