Ultra Handy Kanji Tester - Grade 2

Test your knowledge of the Kanji characters that Japanese children learn in grade 2 of elementary school
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For each of the following 10 randomly selected Grade 2 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
  feathers, counter for birds, rabbits
  association, braid, plait, construct, assemble, unite, cooperate, grapple
  summer
  sea, ocean
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
2
  stop, halt
  bright, light
  beginning, former time, origin
  black
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
3
  friend
  brush-stroke, picture
  meeting, meet, party, association, interview, join
  outside
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
4
  springtime, spring (season)
  say
  hit, right, appropriate, himself
  yellow
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
5
  write
  cut, cutoff, be sharp
  what
  fit, suit, join, 0.1
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
6
  half, middle, odd number, semi-, part-
  think
  voice
  road-way, street, district, journey, course, moral, teachings
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
7
  pedestal, a stand, counter for machines and vehicles
  long, leader
  sword, saber, knife
  sell
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
8
  time, hour
  daytime, noon
  body, substance, object, reality, counter for images
  head, counter for large animals
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
9
  association, braid, plait, construct, assemble, unite, cooperate, grapple
  logic, arrangement, reason, justice, truth
  sea, ocean
  feathers, counter for birds, rabbits
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
10
  company, firm, office, association, shrine
  beginning, former time, origin
  black
  stop, halt


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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