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In the table below, each Kanji is followed by the meaning in English and the pronunciation in Romaji. The on yomi, 音読み (Chinese readings) are in normal type while kun yomi, 訓読み (Japanese readings) are in italics. Kanji in compounds usually have on yomi while Kanji used by themselves usually have kun yomi. For example, water is mizu and wheel is kuruma but water wheel is suisha 水車.

  1. King Kimi
  2. Master Shu Nushi, Omo
  3. Jewel, Ball Gyoku Tama
  4. Birth, Life Sei, Sh Nama
  5. Correct, Justice Sei Masa,Tadashii
  6. Year Nen Toshi
  7. Five Go Itsu
  8. Hand Shu Te
  9. Hair M Ke

  10. Bottom, Down Ka, Ge Shita
  11. Cow Gyuu Ushi
  12. Dry Kan Hosu
  13. Half Han Naka
  14. Noon Go
  15. Pour, Note Ch Sosogu
  16. Thousand Sen Chi

  17. Earth Do, To Tsuchi
  18. Warrior Shi
  19. Top, Up J Ue, Kami
  20. Stop Shi Tomaru

  21. 10,000 Man, Ban  
  22. Blade Jin Ha, Yaiba
  23. Circle Gan Marui
  24. Cut, Cut off Setsu, Sai Kiru
  25. Nine Kyuu, Ku Kokonotsu
  26. Power, Strength Ryoku Chikara
  27. Sword T Katana
  28. Way, Direction H Kata

  29. Stone Seki, Shaku Ishi
  30. Right U, Yuu Migi

  31. Eight Hachi Yatsu
  32. Enter Ny Hairu, Iru
  33. Hole Ketsu Ana
  34. Person Jin, Nin Hito
  35. Six Roku Mu
  36. Sky, Empty K Sora, Kara

  37. Arrow Ya Shi
  38. Big Tai, Dai Ooki
  39. Book, Root, True Hon Moto
  40. Center  
  41. Coating, Clothes I Koromo
  42. Come Rai Kuru/Kimasu (irreg)
  43. Disaster Sai Wazawa
  44. Dog Ken Inu
  45. End Matsu, Batsu Sue
  46. Eternal Ei Nagai
  47. Fat Tai, Ta Futo
  48. Fire Ka Hi
  49. Heaven, Sky Ten Ama
  50. Husband Fu Otto
  51. Ice Hyou Koori
  52. Lack Ketsu Kakeru
  53. Next Ji, Shi Tsugi(no)
  54. Origin Gen, Gan Moto
  55. Rice, America Bei, Mai Kome
  56. Tree, Wood Boku, Moku Ki, Ko
  57. Water Sui Mizu

  58. Already, Advance Yo Kane
  59. Child Shi, Su Ko
  60. Letter, Mark Ji
  61. Learn, Science Gaku Manabu

  62. Ear Ji Mimi
  63. Eye Moku, Boku Me, Ma
  64. Head, Neck Shu Kubi
  65. I Ji, Shi Mizukara
  66. See, Show Ken Miru/Mimasu
  67. Shell, Shellfish Bai Hai Kai

  68. Hundred Hyaku
  69. Moon, Month Getsu, Gatsu Tsuki
  70. Sun, Day Nichi, Jitsu Hi, Ka
  71. Use Y Mochiiru
  72. White Haku Shiro

  73. Four Shi Yon
  74. Sake, Alcohol Shu Sake
  75. 西 West Sei, Sai Nishi

  76. Ask Mon Tou/Toimasu
  77. 内閣 Cabinet Naikaku (government)
  78. Close Hei Shimaru/Shimarimasu
  79. Concern, Relation Kan Seki
  80. Gate Mon Kado
  81. Hear, Ask Bun, Mon Kiku/Kikimasu
  82. Open Kai Ake(ru,masu), Hiraku
  83. Space, Time, Distance,
         Relationship Kan, Ken Aida, Ma

  84. Account, Chronicle Ki Shiru
  85. Birth, Deceive Tan
  86. Discussion Gi
  87. Establish Setsu Moukeru
  88. Fame, Reputation, Praise Yo Homare
  89. 調 Investigate, Prepare Ch Shiraberu, Toton
  90. Language, Word -go Kataru, Katari
  91. Lesson Kun
  92. Plan, Measure Kei Hakaru
  93. Read Doku Yomu/Yomimasu
  94. Speech, Word Gen, Gon Koto, Iu
  95. Speech, Story Wa Hanashi
  96. Talk Dan
  97. Trust, Believe Shin

  98. Appear, Actual Gen Arawasu
  99. China Kan, Han
  100. East Higashi
  101. Flower Ka Hana
  102. Grass Sou Kusa
  103. Sweets Ka
  104. Tea Cha Sa

  105. Cloud Un Komo
  106. Electricity Den
  107. Frost Sou Shimo
  108. Rain U Ame, Ama
  109. Shake, quake Shin Furuu, Furueru
  110. Snow Setsu Yuki
  111. Thunder, Lightening Rai Kaminari
  112. 零 (ゼロ) Zero Rei

  113. Blue, Green Sei, Sh Aoi
  114. Early, Quick Sou Haya
  115. Grass Sou Kusa
  116. Military Gun Tsuwamono
  117. Profound Taku Sugureru
  118. Star Sei, Shou Hoshi
  119. Thing, Business Ji, Zu Koto
  120. True, Reality Shin Ma, Makoto
  121. Vehicle, Wheel Sha Kuruma
  122. Write, Book, Papers Sho Kaku

  123. Cheap, Safe, Peace An Yasui
  124. Cold Kan Samusa
  125. Complete, Perfect Kan Mattai
  126. Guest, Customer Kyaku
  127. Harm Gai
  128. Hole Ketsu Ana
  129. Letter, Mark Ji
  130. Protect, Obey Shu, Su Mamoru
  131. Sky, Empty Kuu Sora, Kara
  132. Wealth Fuu, Fu Tomu

  133. Evening Seki Yuu
  134. Name Mei, My Na
  135. Many, Frequent Ta Ooi
  136. Outside, Foreign Gai Soto, Hoka

  137. Now Kon, Kin Ima
  138. Meet Kai Au/Aimasu
  139. Fit, agree Katsu Au/Aimasu
  140. Whole Zen Mattaku
  141. Gold, Money Kin Kane, Kana
  142. Mediate, Aid Kai Tasukeru
  143. Valley Koku Tani, Ya
  144. Pedestal, Stage Dai, Tai Utena
  145. Divide Bun, Fun Wakaru
  146. Understand Bun, Fun Wakaru
  147. Public K Ooyake

  148. Activity, Life Katsu
  149. Alcohol Shu Sake
  150. Bathe Yoku Abiru/Abimasu
  151. China Kan, Han
  152. Decide Ketsu Kimaru
  153. Decrease Gen Herasu
  154. Deep Shin Fukai
  155. Dirty O Kegasu, Kitanai
  156. Drop, Fall Raku Ochiru, Otosu
  157. Finish Sumasu
  158. Flow, Stream Ry Naga(reru,su)
  159. Group Ha
  160. Lake Ko Mizuumi
  161. Law H, Hatsu
  162. Marsh Sawa
  163. Overnight stay Haku Tomaru
  164. Pond Ike Chi
  165. Pour, Note Ch Sosogu
  166. Oil Yu Abura
  167. Reign, Cure Chi, Ji Naosu
  168. Sake, Alcohol Shu Sake
  169. Sea Kai Umi
  170. Sick By Yamai
  171. Steam Ki Yuge Mizuke
  172. Swim Ei Oyogu
  173. Turn off Kieru, Sh Kesu/Kesimasu
  174. Warm On Atatakai
  175. Wash Sen Arau/Araimasu
  176. Wave Ha Nami
  177. Week Sh
  178. Western, Ocean Y

  179. Advance Shin Susu(mu,meru)
  180. Chase Tsui
  181. Choose Erabu
  182. Crowded, Intricate Kom(u,eru)
  183. Far, Profound En, On Tōi
  184. Fast Soku Hayai,Sumiyaka
  185. Link, Succession Ren Tsuraneru, Tsureru
  186. Luck, Carry Un Hakobu
  187. Near, Early Kin Chikai
  188. Play Y Asobu
  189. Return Hen Kaesu, Kaeru
  190. Road, Way Dō, tō Michi
  191. Road, Way Tsū Tō, Dō
  192. Send S Okuru
  193. Slow, Late Chi Osoi, Okureru
  194. Topic, Subject Dai
  195. Week Shū

  196. After, Behind Go Nochi, Ushiro
  197. Approximately, Promise Yaku
  198. Bind Ketsu Musubu
  199. Continue, Series Zoku Tsuzu(Ku,Keru)
  200. End, Finish Sh Owari, Tsui
  201. Green Ryoku, Roku Midori
  202. Line Sen
  203. Manage, Passage, Longitude Ky, Kei Heru
  204. Organize So Kumi
  205. Paper Shi Kami
  206. Person in charge Kei Kakari
  207. Picture Kai, E
  208. Rank, Grade Ky
  209. Refine, Knead Ren Neru
  210. Thin, Fine Sei Hoso, Koma
  211. Thread Shi Ito
  212. Whole S

  213. Assets, Resources Shi
  214. Drink In Nomu/Nomimasu
  215. Iron Tetsu
  216. Know Chi Shiru/Shimasu
  217. Lack Ketsu Kakeru
  218. Next Ji, Shi Tsugi(no)
  219. Short Tan Mijikai
  220. Song, Sing Ka Uta

  221. Carp Koi
  222. Cat Neko
  223. Corner, Side Kaku Tsuno
  224. Deliver, Reach Todoku Todokeru
  225. Dragon Ry Tatsu
  226. East Higashi
  227. Field Den Ta
  228. Fish Gyo Sakana, Uo
  229. Fortune, Luck Fuku
  230. Link, Succession Ren Tsuraneru, Tsureru
  231. Man Dan, Nan Otoko
  232. Military Gun Tsuwamono
  233. Move D Ugoku
  234. Number, Turn Ban
  235. Oil Yu Abura
  236. Racoon-like Tanuki
  237. Reason Yu, Y Yoshi
  238. Reason Ri
  239. Report, Extend Shin Msu
  240. Revolve Ten
  241. Thin, Fine Sei Hoso, Koma
  242. Think Shi Om
  243. Town Machi
  244. Use Y Mochiiru
  245. Vehicle, Wheel Sha Kuruma
  246. War Sen Tatakau
  247. Wealth F, Fu Tomu
  248. World Kai

  249. Climb To, T Noboru
  250. Leave, Happen Hatsu, Abaku, Tatsu

  251. Bad, Evil Aku Warui
  252. Breath Soku Iki
  253. Heart, Mind Shin Kokoro
  254. Hurry, Quick Ky Isogu
  255. Love Koi
  256. Think Shi Om


 

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