kanji. Welcome to Memrise! Join millions of people who are already learning for free on Memrise! It’s fast, it’s fun and it’s mind-bogglingly effective. Key definitions: Joyo, kanji, hiragana, katakana, furigana, on-yomi, kun-yomi, compound, voicing, okurigana, ateji, radical, phonetic, yojijukugo, etc. These are the 常用漢字 (Jouyou Kanji), which have been specified for use in schools in Japan. There is also a page of the standard readings of these kanji.

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Japanese punctuation Iteration mark. And dig further into the new kanji feast at www. Too smart, in my book.

The Jouyou Kanji

Right now im at just below jouyou kanji, without this list id have utterly no idea as to how many i know, and for that i am grateful. I only ever considered the list a side aid, something i could look at to gauge my level and pick up a few new kanji here and there that seem useful. The point of them is not to teach the language but make sure the important parts of the language for further education are included of parts of the language that are important for cultural reasons and scientific reasons.

What’s the best book to learn Japanese kanji? What I think would be much more useful is an analysis of a large collection of works and solid statistical data on the frequency of each kanji.

A great writing, one which I agree very much. How do you say good night in Japanese?

Joyo Kanji

Even if you completely ignore it, it still affects the educational materials that end up in our laps. That there were surely political aspects and committee decisions involved is part of life.


I did however read in some article that starting with this reform they will be revising kanji policies more often in reaction to the chanji pace of change of kanji usage in the information age. This page was last edited on 4 Decemberat Typographic symbols Japanese punctuation Iteration mark.

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You can find the analysis at this site http: Although I pretty much agree about its usefulness, you seem to have a lot of vitriol for something meant to be helpful. Also depending on how much chkqnji read and what subjects and what books you can easily run into even MORE kanjis.

Sorry pressed post comment by accident why I hate typing on a touch Screen on the Wikipedia search: What are some good methods to learn Kanji effectively?

I find this funny, being only 2 days after your post. Neither have I and I doubt I will ever see those and a bunch of others in the list in real life. chkwnji

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Do I really have to learn all of hiragana, katakana and kanji to learn Japanese? I actually like the jouyou list and glad they cared enough to revise it some. You have to look at what their criteria were and judge those criteria, not the end result.

Five characters have been removed from the set, and have been added. I think the indignation comes from how ridiculously bad the list is and the fact that it affects us all who are learning Japanese negatively to some degree.


Retrieved 1 February Match the following food and drinks, all containing one or two new joyo kanji candidates, with their meanings and pronunciations below. Chkkanji, 29 years is too long in revising the list. None of the candidates have changed in the past year, but the committee may still tweak the before issuing its final recommendations in February.

Due to advances in Japanese software technology, 10, characters — five times the current number of joyo kanji — can be called up on cell phones and personal computers with the tap of a finger. Archived from the original on 3 March Every word that is forced into obscurity just because it includes a kanji that is not on the jouyou list is chkanij loss for the Japanese language.

Vigorous debate about the list has taken place in committee meetings in the past four years. The jouyou kanji list is the sum of all the characters taught in elementary school and junior high. Trying to limit the language tools of a population has never brought any good. If I understand correctly, only newspapers and government publications were told to try to avoid using words that use non-jouyou kanji.

The new list is currently said to have removed 5 kanji and added new ones, bringing the new total from to characters. Discussion from pretty long ago.