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Hi, everyone. Welcome to Kanji Time.
Today, we are going to review N1 Kanji. 頑張りましょう! (Ganbarimashō!) Let’s go!
If you want to do the quiz first, please go to these times.
This kanji means “mediocre”.
The on-reading for this kanji is ボン、ハン (bon, han) like in 平凡な (heibon na) which means “ordinary”. And 凡例 (hanrei) which means “explanatory note”.
This kanji means “villain, evil, disaster, bad luck”.
The on-reading for this kanji is キョウ (kyō) like in 凶悪な (kyōaku na). Meaning of these words are “atrocious, brutal”, and 吉凶 (kikkyō), meaning “one’s fortune”.
This kanji means “convex, beetle brow, uneven”.
The on-reading for this kanji is トツ (totsu) like in 凸レンズ (totsu renzu), meaning “convex lens”, and 凸型の (totsugata no) which means “convex”.
This kanji means “concave, hollow, sunken”.
The on-reading for this kanji is オウ (ō) like in 凹面鏡 (ōmenkyō) which means “concave mirror”, and 凹凸 (ōtotsu) which means “unevenness”. 凹凸。(Ōtotsu.) デコボコ、デコボコ。(Dekoboko, dekoboko.)
This kanji means “sword, saber, knife”.
The on-reading for this kanji is トウ (tō) like in 日本刀 (nihontō) which means “Japanese sword”.
And the kun-reading is かたな (katana) like in 刀を抜く (katana o nuku) which means “draw a sword”.
Quiz time!
Say the reading of the following kanji:
凸レンズ (totsu renzu)
刀を抜く (katana o nuku)
凡例 (hanrei)
凹凸 (ōtotsu)
吉凶 (kikkyō)
Now, say the meaning of the following words:
凸型の (totsugata no) “convex”
凹面鏡 (ōmenkyō) “concave mirror”
平凡な (heibon na) “ordinary”
凶悪な (kyōaku na) “atrocious, brutal”
日本刀 (nihontō)“a Japanese sword”
Did you enjoy the video? Bye bye! またね!(Mata ne!)

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