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Kanji Information Sheet for 灯 ( PDF version )
counter for lights
Bushu (Radical) Info: 火 (ひ) – fire
Henshall Mnemonic: lamp's flame is exact
Levels: JLPT N2 | JLPT 2 (old) | Grade 4
Frequency: #1605 of the 2500 most used kanji in newspapers
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JLPT N4 Words
JLPT N3 Words
JLPT N2 Words
- 蛍光灯 [けいこうとう]
(n) fluorescent lamp; person who is slow to react [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 灯台 [とうだい]
(n) lighthouse [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 灯油 [とうゆ]
(n) lamp oil; kerosene [K] [D] [Jisho]
Other Popular Words Not Classified by JLPT
- 懐中電灯 [かいちゅうでんとう]
electric torch; flashlight [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 街灯 [がいとう]
(n) street light [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 消灯 [しょうとう]
(n,vs) putting out (switching off) the light; extinction [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 灯す [ともす]
(v5s) to light; to turn on [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 灯火 [とうか]
(n) lamplight [K] [D] [Jisho]