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Kanji Information Sheet for 剣 ( PDF version )
Bushu (Radical) Info:
刀 (かたな) – sword
刈 (ガイ, カイ, か.る, かっ かり) – reap; cut; clip; trim; prune
Levels: JLPT N1 | JLPT 1 (old) | Grade 8
Frequency: #1305 of the 2500 most used kanji in newspapers
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JLPT N3 Words
- 真剣 [しんけん]
(adj-na,n) (1) seriousness; earnestness; (2) real sword (as opposed to unsharpened or wooden practice weapon) [K] [D] [Jisho]
Other Popular Words Not Classified by JLPT
- 剣 [つるぎ]
(n) sword [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 剣劇 [けんげき]
(n) sword play; samurai drama [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 剣士 [けんし]
(n) fencer [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 剣道 [けんどう]
(n) kendo; swordmanship; fencing [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 刀剣 [とうけん]
(n) swords; cold steel [K] [D] [Jisho]