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
  dog
  thread
  leg, foot, be sufficient, counter for pairs of footwear
  ear
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
2
  eight
  four
  little, small
  in, inside, middle, mean, center
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
3
  early, fast
  empty, sky, void, vacant, vacuum
  book, present, main, true, real, counter for long things
  king, rule, magnate
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
4
  gold
  circle, yen, round
  grove, forest
  six
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
5
  blue, green
  see, hopes, chances, idea, opinion, look at, visible
  before, ahead, previous, future, precedence
  hand
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
6
  white
  enter, insert
  rain
  right
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
7
  ten
  spirit, mind
  rest, day off, retire, sleep
  year
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
8
  nine
  two
  stream, river
  water
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
9
  thread
  tree, wood
  ear
  dog
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
10
  left
  little, small
  in, inside, middle, mean, center
  eight


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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