Kanji - First 50

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First 50 kanji I learned - other than numbers

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Character Definition

シ, わたくし, わたし

private, I, me

セン, さき,

before, ahead, previous, future, precedence

チョウ, ながい, おさ

long, leader

ダイ, タイ, おお-, おおきい, -おおいに

large, big

セイ, ショウ, きる, かす, ける, まれる, うまれる, まれ, うまれ, む, う, える, やす, き, なま, なま-, る, す, す, -う

life, genuine, birth

ガク, まな

study, learning, science

ジン, ニン, ひと, -り, -と


コク, くに


ホン, もと

book, present, main, origin, true, real, counter for long cylindrical things

セン, かわ

stream, river, river or 3-stroke river radical (no. 47)

コ, ふるい, ふる-, -ふる


エン, まるい, まる, まど, まどか, まろやか

circle, yen, round

ボク, モク, き, こ-

tree, wood

ニチ, ジツ, ひ, -び, -か

day, sun, Japan, counter for days

チュウ, なか, うち, あた

in, inside, middle, mean, center

コウ, ク, くち


サン, セン, やま