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Kanji Information Sheet for 里 ( PDF version )
Bushu (Radical) Info: 里 (さと) – village
Henshall Mnemonic: ground tilled into fields, indicating village
Levels: JLPT N1 | JLPT 1 (old) | Grade 2
Frequency: #1096 of the 2500 most used kanji in newspapers
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JLPT N2 Words
- 古里 [ふるさと]
(n) home town; birthplace; old village; historic village; native place; one's old home [K] [D] [Jisho]
JLPT N1 Words
- 郷里 [きょうり]
(n) birth-place; home town [K] [D] [Jisho]
Other Popular Words Not Classified by JLPT
- 一里塚 [いちりづか]
(n) milestone (1 ri apart) [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 千里 [せんり]
(n-adv,n-t) 1000 ri; (a) long distance [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 万里 [ばんり]
(n) thousands of miles [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 里 [り]
(n) ri (old measure); 2.44 miles [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 里帰り [さとがえり]
(n) visiting one's parents; new bride's first visit to parents [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 里子 [さとご]
(n) foster child [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 里親 [さとおや]
(n) foster parent(s) [K] [D] [Jisho]