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Reading Groups with 3 or less

Here are 2 On-Yomi groups with 3 or less readings per group. There are many more but these come up pretty often.

Familiarize yourself with the words in the Reading Groups and then take the quizzes.

Group 1: 旦 ー たん
This group has as part of the Kanji and たん as the On-Yomi.

1) 旦 (# unranked out of 2,500)

Meaning: daybreak, dawn, morning

Examples
KunOn
NONE
一旦
(いったん)
once, for a moment,
one morning, temporarily


2) 胆 (# 1449 of 2,500)

Meaning: gall bladder, courage, pluck, nerve

Examples
KunOn
NONE
大胆
(だいたん)
bold, daring,
audacious


3) 担 (# 422 of 2,500)

Meaning: shouldering, carry, raise, bear

Examples
KunOn
担ぐ
(かつ.ぐ)
to shoulder, to carry on shoulder
担当
(たんとう)
(in) charge


These less commonly used Kanji also have the same On-Yomi: 笪, 坦, 怛, 袒, 靼, 疸



Group 2: 曹 ー そう
This group has as part of the Kanji and そう as the On-Yomi.

1) 槽 (# 1809 of 2,500)

Meaning: vat, tub, tank

Examples
KunOn
NONE
水槽
(すいそう)
water tank


2) 曹 (# 1998 of 2,500)

Meaning: cadet, friend

Examples
KunOn
NONE
軍曹
(ぐんそう)
sergeant


3) 遭 (# 1554 of 2,500)

Meaning: encounter, meet, party, association, interview, join

Examples
KunOn
遭う
(あ.う)
to meet, to encounter (undesirable nuance)
遭難
(そうなん)
disaster, shipwreck,
accident