N5 Kanji Course

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N5 Kanji Course

Meaning:

In Japanese, 年 means “year”.


How to read it:

Kunyomiとし
Onyomiねん

How to write it:


Origin:

You can see a man carrying the ripe wheat.
He can harvest every year.
So 年 stands for “year”.


Development:


Vocabulary:

LevelWordReadingMeaning
Basic今年ことしthis year
Basic去年きょねんlast year
Basic毎年まいとしevery year
Basic来年らいねんnext year
Basic一昨年おととしtwo years ago
Inter少年しょうねんboy
Inter年齢ねんれいage
Inter青年せいねんyouth
Inter年金ねんきんpension
Inter年度ねんどyear
Inter半年はんとしhalf a year
Inter近年きんねんrecent years
Inter翌年よくねんfollowing year
Inter昨年さくねんlast year
Inter長年ながねんmany years
Inter年寄りとしよりthe old
Inter年代ねんだいera
Inter同年どうねんsame year
Inter中年ちゅうねんmiddle aged
Inter年上としうえolder
Inter定年ていねんretirement age
Adv年収ねんしゅうannual income
Adv学年がくねんschool year
Adv年末ねんまつyear-end
Adv年頃としごろage
Adv年下とししたyounger
Adv年長ねんちょうsenior
Adv成年せいねんadulthood
Adv年配ねんぱいelderly
Adv新年しんねんnew year
H_Adv例年れいねんaverage year
H_Adv老年ろうねんold age
H_Adv年功ねんこうseniority
H_Adv年俸ねんぽうannual salary
S_Adv同い年おないどしsame age
S_Adv年号ねんごうname of an era
S_Adv留年りゅうねんrepeat a year
S_Adv年玉としだまNew Year's gift
S_Adv通年つうねんall year round
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2 thoughts on “

  1. Hey, I noticed that in the Vocabulary course for Describing Time, “every year” is read as まいねん using the Onyomi however here it’s read as まいとし using the Kunyomi. Are both these forms of reading correct?

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      Both are right, just use the one you like.

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