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JLPT 5 Kanji: Nature

1) 月 (# 23 of 2,500)

Meaning: month, moon

Examples
KunOn
(つき)
moon, month
今月
(こんげつ)
this month


2) 火 (# 574 of 2,500)

Meaning: fire

Examples
KunOn
(ひ)
fire
火事
(かじ)
fire


3) 水 (# 223 of 2,500)

Meaning: water

Examples
KunOn
(みず)
water
水曜日
(すいようび)
Wednesday


4) 木 (# 317 of 2,500)

Meaning: tree, wood

Examples
KunOn
(き)
tree, wood
木曜日
(もくようび)
Thursday


5) 金 (# 53 of 2,500)

Meaning: gold

Examples
KunOn
(かね)
(1) gold, (2) gold general (shogi) (abbr)
金曜日
(きんようび)
Friday


6) 土 (# 307 of 2,500)

Meaning: soil, earth, ground, Turkey

Examples
KunOn
(つち)
earth, soil
土曜日
(どようび)
Saturday


7) 日 (# 1 of 2,500)

Meaning: day, sun, Japan, counter for days

Examples
KunOn
(ひ)
day, sun
日曜日
(にちようび)
Sunday


8) 天 (# 512 of 2,500)

Meaning: heavens, sky, imperial

Examples
KunOn
(あまつ)
heavenly, imperial
天気
(てんき)
weather


9) 山 (# 131 of 2,500)

Meaning: mountain

Examples
KunOn
(やま)
mountain
火山
(かざん)
volcano


10) 川 (# 181 of 2,500)

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

Examples
KunOn
(かわ)
river
河川
(かせん)
rivers


11) 雨 (# 950 of 2,500)

Meaning: rain

Examples
KunOn
(あめ)
rain
梅雨
(ばいう)
rainy season, rain during the rainy season


Quizzes
Now it's time to start the Quizzes!! First take the meaning quiz:

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Once you have a space in your brain for the Kanji and it's meaning it will be easier to add Kun-Yomi and On-Yomi words:

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Kun-Yomi


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On-Yomi