Ultra Handy Kanji Tester - Grade 3

Test your knowledge of the Kanji characters that Japanese children learn in grade 3 of elementary school
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For each of the following 10 randomly selected Grade 3 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
  idea, mind, heart, taste, thought, desire, care, liking
  island
  open, unfold, unseal
  path, route, road, distance
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
2
  sake, alcohol
  bad, vice, rascal, false, evil, wrong
  move, motion, change, confusion, shift, shake
  section, bureau, dept, class, copy, part, portion, counter for copies of a newspaper or magazine
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
3
  nickname, number, item, title, pseudonym, name, call
  badge, chapter, composition, poem, design
  pillar, post, cylinder, support
  fall, drop, come down
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
4
  pour, irrigate, shed (tears), flow into, concentrate on, notes, comment, annotate
  wait, depend on
  rouse, wake up, get up
  courtyard, garden, yard
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
5
  class, rank, grade
  tune, tone, meter, key (music), writing style, prepare, exorcise, investigate
  deep, heighten, intensify, strengthen
  someone, person
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
6
  world
  bend, music, melody, composition, pleasure, injustice, fault, curve, crooked, perverse, lean
  cold
  building, mansion, large building, palace
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
7
  polish, study of, sharpen
  center, middle
  sideways, side, horizontal, width, woof
  bridge
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
8
  exertion
  leaf, plane, lobe, needle, blade, spear, counter for flat things, fragment, piece
  place
  determine, fix, establish, decide
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
9
  island
  tool, utensil, means, possess, ingredients, counter for armor, suits, sets of furniture
  path, route, road, distance
  idea, mind, heart, taste, thought, desire, care, liking
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
10
  charcoal, coal
  move, motion, change, confusion, shift, shake
  section, bureau, dept, class, copy, part, portion, counter for copies of a newspaper or magazine
  sake, alcohol


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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