N5 Kanji Course

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Kanji Course
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N5 Kanji Course

Kanji 1: 一

Meaning:

In Japanese,一 means “one”.


How to read it:

Kunyomiひと
Onyomiいち

How to write it:


Origin:


Development:


Vocabulary:

WordReadingMeaning
いちone (number)
一つひとつone (counter)
一人ひとりone person
一緒にいっしょにtogether
一番いちばんfirst; best
一日いちにちone day

Examples:

ひとえらんでください。
Please choose one.

一人ひとりでいたいです。
I’d like to be alone.

一緒いっしょますか?
Are you coming with me?

これが一番いちばんきです。
I like this one best.

一日いちにちを。
Have a nice day.

Note:

Kanji (Chinese characters) have two different readings – the onyomi and the kunyomi.
The onyomi is closer to the original Chinese language and is mostly used for nouns.
The kunyomi reading is used to show the traditional Japanese pronunciation.
It is most frequently used when kanji appear in adjectives or verbs.

Patron-only:

You can make sentences using the kanji you have learned in this lesson by clicking the button below, and I will check for you!

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4 thoughts on “Kanji 1: 一

  1. Should I memorize all the vocabulary or will it be seen later on in the course?

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      You don’t need to remember all of them, it’s not necessary.

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  2. How do you know when the line is representing the kanji symbol or an elongated syllable?

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      Just remember more katakana words, and you will know it!

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