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音読み (おんよみ):  セイ、ショウ

訓読み (くんよみ): ただ・しい、ただ・す、まさ

部首 (ぶしゅ):止(とめる)

Meaning: correct, right, righteous, justice

Notes:

正月

しょうがつ
the New Year

正確

せいかく
accurate, punctual, exact, authentic

正夢となる

まさゆめになる
dreams that become true

正す

ただす
(transitive verb) to correct, straighten, reform, amend, redress

 

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Kanji originally posted 2010.01.01 8:40

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2010/08/01 at 8:00 am

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音読み (おんよみ):  ネン

訓読み (くんよみ): とし

部首 (ぶしゅ):干(かん)

Meaning: year, age, counter for years

Notes:

十年間

じゅうねんかん
ten years

年越しそば

としこしそば
soba noodles eaten on New Year’s Eve.

 

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Kanji originally posted 2009.12.31 8:29

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2010/07/31 at 8:11 am

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音読み (おんよみ):  セキ、シャク

訓読み (くんよみ): あか、あか・い、あか・らむ、あか・らめる

部首 (ぶしゅ):赤(あか)

Meaning: red

Notes:

赤道

せきどう
three (of a long, cylindrical object, like a bottle)

赤銅色

しゃくどういろ
brown, tanned

赤土

あかつち
red clay

赤らむ

あからむ
redden, blush (intransitive verb)

 

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Kanji originally posted 2009.12.30 8:32

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2010/07/30 at 8:12 am

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音読み (おんよみ):  ホン

訓読み (くんよみ): もと

部首 (ぶしゅ):木(き)

Meaning: book, true, main, real, base, root, counter for long cylindrical things

Notes:

三本

さんぼん
three (of a long, cylindrical object, like a bottle)

本屋

ほんや
book store, publisher

本堂

ほんどう
main temple building (you’ll find this on signs and maps at many if not most Buddhist temples in Japan)

“fire strictly forbidden #4170” from Flickr Member Nemo’s great uncle.  (Click image to enlarge.  Original image is here.)

 

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Kanji originally posted 2009.12.29 8:33

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2010/07/29 at 8:13 am

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音読み (おんよみ):  ニチ、ニ、ジツ

訓読み (くんよみ): ひ、か

部首 (ぶしゅ):日(ひ)

Meaning: day, sun, Japan, counter for days

Notes:

二日間

ふつかかん
for two days

日米

にちべい
Japan and the United States

休日

きゅうじつ
vacation day, day off

日なた

ひなた
sunny place, in the sun

 

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Kanji originally posted 2009.12.28 8:25

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2010/07/28 at 7:55 am

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音読み (おんよみ):  ドウ、トウ、ト

訓読み (くんよみ): つち

部首 (ぶしゅ):土(つち)

Meaning: earth, dirt, soil, ground

Notes:

土間

どま
dirt floor

平土間

ひらどま
orchestra pit or area, parquet (in a theater)

土地

とち
a piece of land, a lot of land

黒土

くろつち
black terra cotta, black soil

 

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Kanji originally posted 2009.12.26 8:23

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2010/07/26 at 8:23 am

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音読み (おんよみ):  チュウ

訓読み (くんよみ): むし

部首 (ぶしゅ):虫(むし)

Meaning: insect, bug, temper

Notes:

害虫

がいちゅう
harmful or noxious insect

泣き虫

なきむし
crybaby

 

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Kanji originally posted 2009.12.23 7:01

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2010/07/23 at 10:10 am