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every day one new general use kanji will be introduced with readings, meanings, stroke order and more!
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kanji-a-day:

133/2000

JLPT: N2

School Grade: 1st (6 years old)

This character used to represent a kind of poisonous snake (and is a pictogram of a snake) but eventually came to represent insects.

» time 6 hours ago   » notes 81
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kanji-a-day:

132/2000

JLPT: N3

School Grade: 2nd (7 years old)

This character can be thought of as depicting a man inside a house 冂.

» time 1 day ago   » notes 106
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kanji-a-day:

131/2000

JLPT: N5

School Grade: 1st grade (6 years old)

This character combines 夕 evening and mouth.

Kanji Look and Learn suggests remembering it this way: Because those elements also look like katakana ta and ro, you can think “His name is Taro (タロ)”.

» time 2 days ago   » notes 113
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kanji-a-day:

130/2000

JLPT: N4

School Grade: 4th (9 years old)

This character developed from a pictogram of a bud surrounded by a whorl of leaves. Later, it was borrowed for its sound and now is a symbol of negation/denial.

» time 3 days ago   » notes 123
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kanji-a-day:

129/2000

JLPT: N4

School Grade: 2nd (7 years old)

This character developed from  small with four points instead of three. This suggested an even smaller size.

» time 4 days ago   » notes 110
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kanji-a-day:

128/2000

JLPT: N4

School Grade: 2nd (7 years old)

This character combines village and 予 a character meaning already.

» time 6 days ago   » notes 112
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kanji-a-day:

127/2000

JLPT: N4

School Grade: 2nd (7 years old)

This character combines 辶 (a radical meaning road/to walk) and 斤 (the axe radical).

Kanji Look and Learn suggests remembering it by this phrase: “Cut trees with an axe and your destination will become nearer.”

» time 1 week ago   » notes 97
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kanji-a-day:

126/2000

JLPT: N2

School Grade: 2nd (7 years old)

This character developed from a pictograph of a door (one half of  door/gate).

» time 1 week ago   » notes 95
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kanji-a-day:

125/2000

JLPT: N2

School Grade: 2nd (7 years old)

This character developed from a pictograph of a tuft of hair. I actually used to remember it because it’s essentially (hand) backwards. Just be careful not to confuse the two.

» time 1 week ago   » notes 118
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kanji-a-day:

124/2000

JLPT: N3

School Grade: 5th (10 years old)

This character combines correct and 攵 a radical that means strike or hit.

» time 1 week ago   » notes 73
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