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
  oneself
  old
  pedestal, a stand, counter for machines and vehicles
  country
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
2
  beginning, former time, origin
  week
  bow, bow (archery, violin)
  elder sister
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
3
  ground, earth
  morning, dynasty, regime, epoch, period, (North) Korea
  hit, right, appropriate, himself
  star, spot, dot, mark
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
4
  winter
  paper
  brush-stroke, picture
  vapor, steam
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
5
  valley
  cut, cutoff, be sharp
  autumn
  -times, round, game, revolve, counter for occurrences
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
6
  going, journey
  black
  homecoming, arrive at, lead to, result in
  teach, faith, doctrine
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
7
  company, firm, office, association, shrine
  plains, field, rustic, civilian life
  neck
  fur, hair, feather, down
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
8
  consider, think over
  meadow, original, primitive, field, plain, prairie, tundra, wilderness
  round, full, month, perfection, -ship, pills, make round, roll up, curl up, seduce, explain away
  shape, form, style
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
9
  old
  ten thousand
  country
  oneself
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
10
  near, early, akin, tantamount
  bow, bow (archery, violin)
  elder sister
  beginning, former time, origin


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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