Kanji of the Day

Join me as I learn kanji, one day at a time.

Archive for April 2010

leave a comment »

音読み (おんよみ): ヒ

訓読み (くんよみ): Freebie!

部首 (ぶしゅ): 扌(てへん

Meaning: tie, bind, join, fasten

Notes:

披露宴

ひろうえん
wedding reception or banquet

Derivative of  “family names: bride’s on left #1161” from Flickr member Nemo’s great uncle (Click image to enlarge.  Original image is here.)

 

————————————————-

Kanji originally posted 2009.09.30 11:30

Part or all of English definition is from  KANJIDIC — property of the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group, used in conformance with the Group’s licenceDonate to the WWWJDIC project. Stroke order diagrams licensed from Kanji Cafe.
Advertisements

Written by bunkalearner

2010/04/30 at 8:04 am

leave a comment »

音読み (おんよみ): ケツ

訓読み (くんよみ): むす・ぶ、ゆ・う、ゆ・わえる

部首 (ぶしゅ): 糸(いとへん

Meaning: tie, bind, join, fasten

Notes:

結果

けっか
result, effect

結納

ゆいのう
engagement gift

氷結

ひょうけつ
freezing up, congelation, freeze<– “To tie up” + “ice”.  I get the vibe that this is a very scientific word.  But guess what?  The Kirin company borrowed the word and made this:

“氷結 ICE VODKA” from Flickr member k14.  (Click image to enlarge.  Original image is here.)

&nbsp;

————————————————-

Kanji originally posted 2009.09.29 9:32

Part or all of English definition is from  KANJIDIC — property of the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group, used in conformance with the Group’s licenceDonate to the WWWJDIC project. Stroke order diagrams licensed from Kanji Cafe.

Written by bunkalearner

2010/04/29 at 8:12 am

leave a comment »

音読み (おんよみ): ヨウ

訓読み (くんよみ): い・る

部首 (ぶしゅ): 西(にし

Meaning: essence, main point

Notes:

必要

ひつよう
necessary, needed, indispensable

主要

しゅよう
main, principal, major

&nbsp;

————————————————-

Kanji originally posted 2009.09.28 9:18

Part or all of English definition is from  KANJIDIC — property of the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group, used in conformance with the Group’s licenceDonate to the WWWJDIC project. Stroke order diagrams licensed from Kanji Cafe.

Written by bunkalearner

2010/04/28 at 8:18 am

leave a comment »

音読み (おんよみ): ヒツ

訓読み (くんよみ): かなら・ず

部首 (ぶしゅ): 心(こころ

Meaning: invariable, certain, inevitable

Notes:

必要

ひつよう
necessary, needed, indispensable

必見

ひっけん
a “must-see”

&nbsp;

————————————————-

Kanji originally posted 2009.09.27 11:40

Part or all of English definition is from  KANJIDIC — property of the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group, used in conformance with the Group’s licenceDonate to the WWWJDIC project. Stroke order diagrams licensed from Kanji Cafe.

Written by bunkalearner

2010/04/27 at 8:04 am

leave a comment »

音読み (おんよみ): カン

訓読み (くんよみ): か・える、か・わる

部首 (ぶしゅ): 扌(てへん

Meaning: interchange, period, charge

Notes:

交換

こうかん
exchange

変換する

へんかんする
change, convert, transform, translate

換気

かんき
ventilation

“multilingual warning #9315” from Flickr member Nemo’s great uncle.  (Click image to enlarge.  Original image is here.)

引換券

ひきかえけん
claim tag, voucher

“ticket #5287” from Flickr member Nemo’s great uncle.  (Click image to enlarge.  Original image is here.)

&nbsp;

————————————————-

Kanji originally posted 2009.09.26 12:32

Part or all of English definition is from  KANJIDIC — property of the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group, used in conformance with the Group’s licenceDonate to the WWWJDIC project. Stroke order diagrams licensed from Kanji Cafe.

Written by bunkalearner

2010/04/26 at 8:02 am

Weekly Review: 成・舌・文・字・漢・適・切

leave a comment »

Let’s take a look at the kanji we’ve seen this past week, from last Sunday to Saturday.  Can you and I  read, fully pronounce, and write the following kanji:

成・舌・文・字・漢・適・切

Written by bunkalearner

2010/04/25 at 10:04 am

Posted in Review, Weekly

leave a comment »

音読み (おんよみ): ヘン

訓読み (くんよみ): か・わる、か・える

部首 (ぶしゅ): 夂(なつあし

Meaning: change, convert, unusual, strange

Notes:

変化

へんか
change, alter, vary, convert

変換する

へんかんする
change, convert, transform, translate

変更

へんこう
change, modification, alteration, revision, amendment

“lunch menu #4131” (detail) from Flickr member Nemo’s great uncle. (Click image to enlarge.  Original image is here.)

&nbsp;

————————————————-

Kanji originally posted 2009.09.25 9:01

Part or all of English definition is from  KANJIDIC — property of the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group, used in conformance with the Group’s licenceDonate to the WWWJDIC project. Stroke order diagrams licensed from Kanji Cafe.

Written by bunkalearner

2010/04/25 at 8:01 am