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Kanji: 開

KANJI
12 strokes
READINGS
KUN 訓
ひら
ひら
ひらける
ける
 ON 音 
カイ
STROKE ORDER
Slow Fast
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JLPT Level:
JLPT N4 (upper beginner level)
Kanken Level:
Kanken Level 8 (completion of 3rd grade)
Grade:
Taught during the 3rd grade in Japan
Radical:
Radical name:
もん
Meaning:
Open, unfold, unseal
Usage:
Appears very frequently in Japanese newspapers; only about 60 kanji are used more often.
JLPT Level Word Meaning
N5
()
to open, to become open
N5
()ける
to open
N4
(ひら)
to open an event
N3
(かいし)
start, commencement, beginning
N2
(かいかい)
opening of a meeting
N2
(かいつう)
opening, open
N2
(かいほう)
open, throw open, liberalization
N2
(てんかい)
develop, expansion (opposite of compression)
N1
(かいさい)
holding a meeting, open an exhibition
N1
(かいたく)
reclamation (of wasteland), cultivation, pioneer
N1
(かいはつ)
development, exploitation
N1
(こうかい)
presenting to the public
N1
(せっかい)
clearing (land), opening up, cutting through
N1
(だかい)
break in the deadlock
N1
(みかい)
savage land, backward region, uncivilized
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