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
  eye, class, look, insight, experience, care, favor
  red
  little, small
  hand
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
2
  male
  person
  stone
  nine
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
3
  year
  rice field, rice paddy
  spirit, mind
  character, letter, word, section of village
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
4
  circle, yen, round
  ten
  bamboo
  early, fast
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
5
  empty, sky, void, vacant, vacuum
  dog
  tree, wood
  before, ahead, previous, future, precedence
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
6
  jewel, ball
  insect, bug, temper
  exit, leave
  eight
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
7
  in, inside, middle, mean, center
  name, noted, distinguished, reputation
  three
  water
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
8
  grass, weeds, herbs, pasture, write, draft
  sentence, literature, style, art, decoration, figures, plan
  left
  exam, school, printing, proof, correction
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
9
  red
  stand up
  hand
  eye, class, look, insight, experience, care, favor
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
10
  soil, earth, ground, Turkey
  stone
  nine
  male


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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