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Kanji Information Sheet for 砂 ( PDF version )
Bushu (Radical) Info: 石 (いし) – stone
Henshall Mnemonic: sand comprises little stones
Levels: JLPT N2 | JLPT 2 (old) | Grade 6
Frequency: #1146 of the 2500 most used kanji in newspapers
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JLPT N1 Words
- 砂利 [じゃり]
(n) gravel; ballast; pebbles [K] [D] [Jisho]
Other Popular Words Not Classified by JLPT
- サハラ砂漠 [サハラさばく]
Sahara desert [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 砂丘 [さきゅう]
(n) sand dune; sand hill [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 砂浜 [すなはま]
(n) sandy beach [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 砂防 [さぼう]
(n) erosion control [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 土砂 [どしゃ]
(n) earth and sand [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 土砂降り [どしゃぶり]
(n) downpour; pouring rain; cloudburst; pelting rain; heavy rain [K] [D] [Jisho]