Ultra Handy Kanji Tester - Grade 1

Test your knowledge of the Kanji characters that Japanese children learn in grade 1 of elementary school
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For each of the following 10 randomly selected Grade 1 Kanji, select the correct English meanings from the multiple choice answers.

Handy hint Many Kanji are derived from pictures of the things which they represent. Allegedly.

 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
1
  fire
  shellfish
  stand up
  eight
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
2
  spirit, mind
  sound, noise
  leg, foot, be sufficient, counter for pairs of footwear
  gold
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
3
  sentence, literature, style, art, decoration, figures, plan
  correct, justice, righteous, 10**40
  below, down, descend, give, low, inferior
  mouth
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
4
  exam, school, printing, proof, correction
  male
  village, town, block, street
  year
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
5
  empty, sky, void, vacant, vacuum
  rest, day off, retire, sleep
  tree, wood
  six
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
6
  little, small
  left
  ten
  day, sun, Japan
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
7
  see, hopes, chances, idea, opinion, look at, visible
  flower
  ear
  dog
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
8
  town, village
  woman, female
  insect, bug, temper
  water
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
9
  shellfish
  exit, leave
  eight
  fire
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
10
  four
  leg, foot, be sufficient, counter for pairs of footwear
  gold
  spirit, mind


The Kanji Data used in these tests is provided courtesy of a download from the KANJIDIC/KANJD212 Project - thanks dudes! The grade levels are as specified by the Japanese Ministry of Education for kanji that are to be taught in elementary school (according to the notes on the Kanjidic website)

   


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