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皆さん、こんにちは。(Mina-san, kon'nichiwa.)
Hi, everyone! Welcome to Kanji Time!
Today, we are going to learn N5 kanji.
行きましょう! (Ikimashō!)
If you want to do the quiz first, please go to these times.
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This kanji means “name, reputation.”
The On-reading for this kanji is メイ, ミョウ (mei, myō) like in 名字 (myōji), which means “family name.”
And the Kun-reading is な (na) as in 名前 (namae), meaning “name.”
あなたの名前は何ですか? (Anata no namae wa nan desu ka?) “What is your name?”
What’s your name?
This kanji means “eye.”
The On-reading for this kanji is モク (moku) like in 目次 (mokuji), which means “a table of contents.”
And the Kun-reading is め (me) like in 左目 (hidarime), which means “left eye.”
左目 (hidarime)
右目。 (Migime.)
両目。 (Ryōme.)
左目、右目、両目。 (Hidarime, migime, ryōme.)
This kanji means “friend.”
The On-reading for this kanji is ユウ (yū) like in 友人 (yūjin) which means “friends.”
私の友人です。 (Watashi no yūjin desu.)
And the Kun-reading is とも (tomo) like in 友達 (tomodachi) which means “friend.”
私の友達のアリサです。 (Watashi no tomodachi no Arisa desu.)
私の友人のアリサです。 (Watashi no yūjin no Arisa desu.)
「友達」と「友人」、同じ意味なんですけども... (`Tomodachi' to `yūjin', onaji imi nan desu kedo mo...)
友人の方がもうちょっと、polite な感じです。 (Yūjin no hō ga mō chotto, ‘polite’ na kanji desu.)
友人の方がもうちょっと... (Yūjin no hō ga mō chotto...)
フォーマルな言い方です。 (Fōmaru na iikata desu.)
This kanji means “speech, to talk, story, conversation.”
The On-reading for this kanji is ワ (wa) like in 会話 (kaiwa), which means “conversation.”
会話をしましょう。 (Kaiwa o shimashō.) “Let’s have a conversation.”
And the Kun-readings are はなし (hanashi) and はな (hana) like in 話す (hanasu), “to speak, to talk.”
This kanji means “to stand, to establish.”
The On-reading for this kanji is リツ (ritsu) like in 立体 (rittai), which means “solid.”
立体的な。(Rittaiteki na.)
And the Kun-reading is た (ta) like in 立ち止まる (tachidomaru), which means “stop walking.”
Quiz time!
Say the reading of the following kanji:
目次 (mokuji)
友人 (yūjin)
話す (hanasu)
立ち止まる (tachidomaru)
名前 (namae)
Now, say the meaning of the following words:
友達 (tomodachi) “friend”
会話 (kaiwa) “conversation”
名字 (myōji) “family name”
左目 (hidarime) “left eye”
立体 (rittai) “solid”
今日も一日、お疲れ様でした。 (Kyō mo ichi-nichi, otsukare-sama deshita.)
I’ll see you next time. Bye-bye!
立ち止まる (tachidomaru) “to stop walking”

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July 29th, 2021 at 02:42 AM
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Didn't know 'bout that 友人 'n 友達 difference🤔

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