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Hi, everyone! Welcome to Kanji Time!
Today, we are going to learn N2 kanji.
N2 kanji, let’s go!
参りましょう! (Mairimashō!)
If you want to do the quiz first, please go to these times.
🎵These are the times!🎵
These times.
This kanji means “commit, entrust to, leave to.”
The On-reading for this kanji is イ (i), as in 委員長 (iinchō), which means “chairperson.”
Chair, chair, chairperson.
例えば、学生の時のクラスのリーダー... (Tatoeba, gakusei no toki no kurasu no rīdā...)
を決めたとします。 (o kimeta to shimasu.)
そしたら、その人はクラスで、「学級委員長」と呼ばれます。 (Soshitara, sono hito wa kurasu de, "gakkyū iinchō" to yobaremasu.)
学級委員長。 (Gakkyū iinchō.)
委員長は何かの会のリーダーのことです。 (Iinchō wa nani ka no kai no rīdā no koto desu.)
And the Kun-reading is ゆだ (yuda), as in 委ねる (yudaneru), which means “to leave, place, entrust.”
流れに身を委ねる。 (Nagare ni mi o yudaneru.)
🎵Let it be. Let it be...🎵
This kanji means “season, end.”
The On-reading for this kanji is キ (ki), as in 時季 (jiki), which means “season.”
お花見をするのにいい時季。 (O-hanami o suru no ni ii jiki.) “Good season for Cherry Blossom viewing party.”
And 四季 (shiki), which means “four seasons.”
春、夏、秋、冬。 (Haru, natsu, aki, fuyu.)
冬、秋、夏、春。 (Fuyu, aki, natsu, haru.)
春、夏、秋、冬。 (Haru, natsu, aki, fuyu.) “Spring, summer, autumn, winter.”
四季折々の表情。 (Shiki oriori no hyōjō.)
四季折々。 (Shiki oriori.)
This kanji means “grandchild, descendant.”
The On-reading for this kanji is ソン (son), like in 子孫 (shison), which means “descendant.”
Kun-reading is まご (mago), as in 孫の手 (magonote), which means “backscratcher.”
よく、おじいちゃんとかが、こういう、木の枝で背中をぽりぽり、ぽりぽりってかく孫の手。 (Yoku, o-jii-chan toka ga, kō iu, ki no eda de senaka o poripori, poripori tte kaku magonote.)
This kanji means “world, roof, house, heaven.”
The On-reading for this kanji is ウ (u), like in 宇宙船 (uchūsen), which means “spaceship.”
And 宇宙空間 (uchū kūkan), which means “outer space.”
This kanji means “interval of time, air, space, sky.”
The On-reading for this kanji is チュウ (chū), as in 宇宙 (uchū), which means “space.” And 宙返り (chūgaeri) which means “flip-flop or somersault.”
This is a person.
宙返り。(Chūgaeri.)
宙返り。(Chūgaeri.)
宙で返る。(Chū de kaeru.)
こう... (Kō...)
Quiz Time!
Say the reading of the following kanji:
宇宙船 (uchūsen)
委ねる (yudaneru)
時季 (jiki)
子孫 (shison)
宇宙 (uchū)
Now, say the meaning of the following words:
宙返り (chūgaeri) “flip-flop, somersault”
宇宙空間 (uchū kūkan) “outer space”
四季 (shiki) “four seasons”
委員長 (iinchō) “chairperson”
孫の手 (magonote) “backscratcher”
That’s all for today! Thank you so much for watching!
見てくれて、ありがとうございます。 (Mite kurete, arigatō gozaimasu.)
I hope you studied new kanji.
じゃあ、宙返りでお別れしたいと思います。(Jā, chūgaeri de o-wakare shitai to omoimasu.)
Bye-bye!
いたっ、痛い! (Ita, itai!)
This kanji means “world.”
ほら。 (Hora.)
だめ、この発音。 (Dame, kono hatsuon.)
I know. Probably, a descendant from monkey.
Descendant from the fish? I don’t know.
Descendant from monkey too.
Long generation.

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