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Kanji: 子

KANJI
3 strokes
READINGS
KUN 訓
 ON 音 
STROKE ORDER
Slow Fast
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JLPT Level:
JLPT N5 (beginner level)
Kanken Level:
Kanken Level 10 (learned at completion of 1st grade)
Grade:
Taught during the 1st grade in Japan
Radical:
Radical name:
こへん
Meaning:
Child, sign of the rat, 11PM-1AM, first sign of Chinese zodiac
Usage:
Appears very frequently in Japanese newspapers; only about 70 kanji are used more often.
JLPT Level Word Meaning
N5
(かし)
sweets, candy
N5
(おとこ)()
Boy
N5
(おんな)()
Girl
N5
(こども)
Child
N5
(ぼうし)
hat
N4
()
child
N4
(むすこ)
(humble) son
N3
(いす)
chair
N3
(おうじ)
prince
N3
(かし)
pastry
N3
(じょし)
woman, girl
N3
(だんし)
youth, young man
N3
調(ちょうし)
tune, tone, key
N3
(でんし)
electron
N3
(ふたご)
twins, a twin
N3
(まいご)
lost (stray) child
N3
(ようす)
aspect, state, appearance
N2
(しそん)
descendants, posterity, offspring
N2
(しょうじ)
paper sliding door
N2
(すえ)()
youngest child
N2
(せんす)
folding fan
N2
(はしご)
ladder, stairs
N2
(はんこ)
seal (used for signature)
N1
(おなご)
woman, girl
N1
(げんし)
atom
N1
(しそく)
son
N1
(ていし)
ladder, stairs
N1
(ねじ)
screw, helix, spiral
N1
(ぶんし)
numerator, molecule
N1
(りし)
interest (bank)
Certain kanji information is from KANJIDIC, which is the property of the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group, and is used in conformance with the Group's license.
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