Japanese kanji list 2


   In these lists you will see the stroke order, the pronunciation, English meaning as well as examples of the kanji used in a world.

   For more complex kanji with a lot of strokes, the stroke order will not be shown. Instead you will see the order to write the radicals found within the kanji.

Bun, mon, ki(ku), ki(koeru) - hear, heard, ask

Rumor - fuubun (風聞)

Shu, to(ru) - take

Appointed day - hidori (日取り)

Gen, gon, i(u), koto - word, say

Declaration - genmei (言明)

Go, kata(ru), kata(rau) - word, talk, relate

Japanese - nihongo (日本語)
Language - gengo (言語)
Narrator - katarite (語り手)

Kou, gyou, i(ku), yu(ku), an, okona(u) - go, do, perform, line of text

Space between lines - gyoukan (行間)
Destination - ikisaki (行き先)

Rai, ku(ru), kita(ru), kita(su)- come, bring about

Next year - rainen (来年)

Hou, kata - direction, side, person, method

Dialect - hougen (方言)
All directions - happou (八方)

Tou, higashi - east

East Asia - higashi ajia (東アジア)

Sei, sai, nishi - west

Afternoon sun - nishibi (西日)

Hoku, kita - north

Northeast - hokutou (北東)

Nan, nai, minami - south

Southern exit - minamiguchi (南口)

Sa, hidari - left

Upper left - hidariue (左上)

U, migi, yuu - right

Right side - uhou (右方)

Tou, a(teru), a(taru) - hit, be on target

Really - hontou (本当)
For now - toubun (当分)

Seki, ishi, koku, shaku - stone, unit of volume

Soap - sekken (石けん)
Pebble - ishikiri (石切り)

Butsu, motsu, mono - thing, object

Living beings - seibutsu (生物)
Tale - monogatari (物語)

Ji, koto, zu - thing, affair

A fire - kaji (火事)
Important thing - daiji (大事)

Seki, yuu - evening

Evening - yuugata (夕方)

Mei, na, myou - name, reputation

Name of person - jinmei (人名)
Name - namae (名前)

Ge, gai, soto, hoka, hazu(su), hazu(reru) - outside, other, slip, miss

Foreigner - gaijin (外人)
Foreign words - gairaigo (外来語)

Nai, dai, uchi - inside

Inside the body - tainai (体内)
Domestic - kokunai (国内)

Shi, shi(nu) - death, die

Corpse - shitai (死体)
Drowning - suishi (水死)

Bu - part, section

Headquarters - honbu (本部)
Greater part - daibubun (大部分)

Bai - fold, double, times

Three times as much - sanbai (三倍)

Han, naka(ba) - half

3:30 - sanjihan (三時半)
Half a year - hantoshi (半年)

Zen, matta(ku) - all, whole, entirely

The whole country - zenkoku (全国)

Kai, e, mawa(ru), mawa(su) - times, repetition, send, rotate, go around

Be more than - uwamawaru (上回る)

Shuu, mawa(ri) - lap, surroundings, circumference

Circumference - enshuu (円周)

Shuu - week

Next week - raishuu (来週)

Mu, bu, na(i) - not be, without, un-, less

Unknown - mumei (無名)
Mute - mugon (無言)

Fu, bu - not, un-

Shortage - fusoku (不足)
Not enough - fujuubun (不十分)

Chou, naga(i) - long, chief, head

Director - buchou (部長)
For a long time - nagai aida (長い間)

Hatsu, hotsu - emit, start from, depart

Discovery - hakken (発見)
Invention - hatsumei (発明)

Shin, kokoro - heart, mind, core

Center - chuushin (中心)
Real intention - honshin (本心)

Sei, shou - sex, temperament, nature of

Neuter gender - chuusei (中性)
Cancer causing - hatsugansei (発がん性)

Shi, omo(u) - think, believe

Memories - omoide (思い出)
Remember - omoidasu (思い出す)

Ryoku, riki, chikara - force, power

Physical strength - tairyoku (体力)
Water power - suiryoku (水力)

Kou, su(ku), kono(mu) - like

Like very much - daisuki (大好き)

An, yasu(i) - peace, cheap

Safety - anzen (安全)
Cheap goods - yasumono (安物)

An - proposal, plan

Guidance - annai (案内)
Good idea - meian (名案)

You, mochi(ru) - business, use

Tap water - yousui (用水)
Errand - youji (用事)

Den - electricity

Electron - denshi (電子)
Electric power - denryoku (電力)

Gaku, mana(bu) - study, learn, science

University - daigaku (大学)
Student - gakusei (学生)

Ji, aza - character, letter, village section

Romaji - roomaji (ローマ字)
National text - kokuji (国字)

Bun, mon, fumi - text, literature, sentence, note

Literature - bungaku (文学)

Bo, kaa, haha - mother

Mother - okaasan (お母さん)
Ones mother tongue - bokokugo (母国語)