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Random JLPT Level N3 Kanji  ( PDF version of this Kanji PDF version )

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Bushu (Radical) Info: 八 (はちがしら) – eight
Henshall Mnemonic: plant and table go together
Levels: JLPT N3 | JLPT 2 (old) | Grade 4
Frequency: #174 of the 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Common Words and/or Phrases Using this Kanji:

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JLPT N3 Words

  • に   [ともに]
    (adv,vs) sharing with; participate in; both; alike; together; along with; with; including   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [それとも]
    (conj) (uk) or; or else   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [きょうつう]
    (adj-na,adj-no,n,vs) commonness; community   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [きょうどう]
    (n) cooperation; association; collaboration; joint   [K] [D] [Jisho]

JLPT N2 Words

  •   [こうきょう]
    (adj-no,n) public; community; public service; society; communal   [K] [D] [Jisho]

JLPT N1 Words

  • ぎ   [ともかせぎ]
    (n) working together; (husband and wife) earning a living together   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [きょうがく]
    (n) coeducation   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [きょうかん]
    (n) sympathy; response   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [きょうさん]
    (n) communism   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [きょうそん]
    (n) coexistence   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [きょうぞん]
    (n) coexistence   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  • き   [ともばたらき]
    (n) dual income   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [きょうめい]
    (n) resonance; sympathy   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [きょうわ]
    (n) republicanism; cooperation   [K] [D] [Jisho]

Other Popular Words Not Classified by JLPT

  •   [ども]
    (suf) indicates plural - humble referring to oneself, disdainful referring to others   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  • 々   [ともども]
    (adv) together; in company   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [きょうえい]
    (n) mutual prosperity   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [きょうえん]
    (n) appearing together; co-acting; co-starring   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [きょうさい]
    (n) joint sponsorship   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [きょうさい]
    (n) mutual aid   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [きょうさんしゅぎ]
    communism; collectivism   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [はんきょう]
    (n) anticommunist   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [きょうさんとう]
    Communist Party   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [きょうせい]
    (n) symbiosis; paragenesis   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [ちほうこうきょうだんたい]
    (n) local public body   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [きょうちょ]
    (n) collaboration; co-authorship   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [きょうつうご]
    (n) common term; common (Japanese) language   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  • れ   [ともだおれ]
    (n) falling together; mutual destruction; joint bankruptcy   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [きょうとう]
    (n) joint struggle; common (united) front   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [ちゅうかじんみんきょうわこく]
    People's Republic of China; Communist China   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [きょうどうたい]
    (n) cooperative body; cooperative system   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [きょうはん]
    (n) complicity   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [きょうぼう]
    (n) conspiracy; complicity   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [きょうゆう]
    (n,vs) share; joint ownership   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [きょうよう]
    (n) communal; common use   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [きょうりつ]
    (n) joint; common   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [きょうわこく]
    (n) republic; commonwealth   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [きょうわせい]
    (n) republicanism   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [きょうわとう]
    Republican Party   [K] [D] [Jisho]
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The sofware used to generate this kanji information uses the EDICT and KANJIDIC files. These files are the property of the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group at Monash University and are used in conformance with the Group's license.

NOTE: I converted the sources just mentioned years ago and have never really updated so there may be some missing or incorrect information that has been addressed in the original sources but not here.

The first Stroke Order image used on this page is courtesy of Ulrich Apel's excellent open source KanjiVG project. The second image is from the folks at the excellent Jisho Japanese-English dictionary site and it too is based on KanjiVG.

Classifying the kanji and popular vocabulary by the new JLPT levels was done by consulting Jonathan Waller‘s JLPT Resources page, renshuu, Wictionary, and Nihongo Ichiban.

The Henshall Mnemonics are the copyright of Tuttle Publishing and are the result of the hard work by Professor Henshall. See the list I used here.

If you are curious about the lexicography shown in the word definitions, visit the WWWJDIC abbreviations and codes guide and the JMdict/Edict Lexicographical details page.