Search Kanji for Grade 2

Tips: joujou characters (Kanji characters to be learned at schools in Japan) are highlighted.
Also note that the English meaning under each Kanji is just one of many other possible senses.

sword

Meaning: sword; saber; knife
Kun-yomi: かたな/そり
On-yomi: トウ

bow

Meaning: bow; bow (archery, violin)
Kun-yomi: ゆみ
On-yomi: キュウ

ten thousand

Meaning: ten thousand; 10,000
Kun-yomi: よろず
On-yomi: マン/バン

craft

Meaning: craft; construction; katakana e radical (no. 48)
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: コウ/ク/グ

round

Meaning: round; full (month); perfection; -ship; pills; make round; roll up; curl up; seduce; explain away
Kun-yomi: まる/まる.める/まる.い
On-yomi: ガン

genius

Meaning: genius; years old; cubic shaku
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: サイ

beginning

Meaning: beginning; former time; origin
Kun-yomi: もと
On-yomi: ゲン/ガン

cut

Meaning: cut; cutoff; be sharp
Kun-yomi: き.る/-き.る/き.り/-き.り/-ぎ.り/き.れる/-き.れる/き.れ/-き
On-yomi: セツ/サイ

door

Meaning: door; counter for houses; door radical (no. 63)
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi:

cow

Meaning: cow
Kun-yomi: うし
On-yomi: ギュウ

noon

Meaning: noon; sign of the horse; 11AM-1PM; seventh sign of Chinese zodiac
Kun-yomi: うま
On-yomi:

few

Meaning: few; little
Kun-yomi: すく.ない/すこ.し
On-yomi: ショウ

public

Meaning: public; prince; official; governmental
Kun-yomi: おおやけ
On-yomi: コウ/ク

stop

Meaning: stop; halt
Kun-yomi: と.まる/-ど.まり/と.める/-と.める/-ど.め/とど.める/とど.め/とど
On-yomi:

inside

Meaning: inside; within; between; among; house; home
Kun-yomi: うち
On-yomi: ナイ/ダイ

pull

Meaning: pull; tug; jerk; admit; install; quote; refer to
Kun-yomi: ひ.く/ひ.き/ひ.き-/-び.き/ひ.ける
On-yomi: イン

father

Meaning: father
Kun-yomi: ちち
On-yomi:

fur

Meaning: fur; hair; feather; down
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: モウ

heart

Meaning: heart; mind; spirit; heart radical (no. 61)
Kun-yomi: こころ/-ごころ
On-yomi: シン

part

Meaning: part; minute of time; segment; share; degree; one's lot; duty; understand; know; rate; 1%; chances; shaku; 100
Kun-yomi: わ.ける/わ.け/わ.かれる/わ.かる/わ.かつ
On-yomi: ブン/フン/ブ

friend

Meaning: friend
Kun-yomi: とも
On-yomi: ユウ

now

Meaning: now
Kun-yomi: いま
On-yomi: コン/キン

plump

Meaning: plump; thick; big around
Kun-yomi: ふと.い/ふと.る
On-yomi: タイ/タ

direction

Meaning: direction; person; alternative
Kun-yomi: かた/-かた/-がた
On-yomi: ホウ

old

Meaning: old
Kun-yomi: ふる.い/ふる-/-ふる.す
On-yomi:

north

Meaning: north
Kun-yomi: きた
On-yomi: ホク

outside

Meaning: outside
Kun-yomi: そと/ほか/はず.す/はず.れる/と-
On-yomi: ガイ/ゲ

market

Meaning: market; city; town
Kun-yomi: いち
On-yomi:

wide

Meaning: wide; broad; spacious
Kun-yomi: ひろ.い/ひろ.まる/ひろ.める/ひろ.がる/ひろ.げる
On-yomi: コウ

dart

Meaning: dart; arrow
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi:

elder brother

Meaning: elder brother; big brother
Kun-yomi: あに
On-yomi: ケイ/キョウ

utilize

Meaning: utilize; business; service; use; employ
Kun-yomi: もち.いる
On-yomi: ヨウ

mother

Meaning: mother
Kun-yomi: はは/も
On-yomi:

pedestal

Meaning: pedestal; a stand; counter for machines and vehicles
Kun-yomi: うてな/われ/つかさ
On-yomi: ダイ/タイ

half

Meaning: half; middle; odd number; semi-; part-
Kun-yomi: なか.ば
On-yomi: ハン

winter

Meaning: winter
Kun-yomi: ふゆ
On-yomi: トウ

hit

Meaning: hit; right; appropriate; himself
Kun-yomi: あ.たる/あ.たり/あ.てる/あ.て/まさ.に/まさ.にべし
On-yomi: トウ

meeting

Meaning: meeting; meet; party; association; interview; join
Kun-yomi: あ.う/あ.わせる/あつ.まる
On-yomi: カイ/エ

-times

Meaning: -times; round; game; revolve; counter for occurrences
Kun-yomi: まわ.る/-まわ.る/-まわ.り/まわ.す/-まわ.す/まわ.し-/-まわ.し/
On-yomi: カイ/エ

same

Meaning: same; agree; equal
Kun-yomi: おな.じ
On-yomi: ドウ

ground

Meaning: ground; earth
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: チ/ジ

pond

Meaning: pond; cistern; pool; reservoir
Kun-yomi: いけ
On-yomi:

every

Meaning: every
Kun-yomi: ごと/-ごと.に
On-yomi: マイ

mingle

Meaning: mingle; mixing; association; coming & going
Kun-yomi: まじ.わる/まじ.える/ま.じる/まじ.る/ま.ざる/ま.ぜる/-か.う/か.わ
On-yomi: コウ

ray

Meaning: ray; light
Kun-yomi: ひか.る/ひかり
On-yomi: コウ

Buddhist temple

Meaning: Buddhist temple
Kun-yomi: てら
On-yomi:

feathers

Meaning: feathers; counter for birds, rabbits
Kun-yomi: は/わ/はね
On-yomi:

meat

Meaning: meat
Kun-yomi: しし
On-yomi: ニク

oneself

Meaning: oneself
Kun-yomi: みずか.ら/おの.ずから/おの.ずと
On-yomi: ジ/シ

near

Meaning: near; early; akin; tantamount
Kun-yomi: ちか.い
On-yomi: キン/コン

consider

Meaning: consider; think over
Kun-yomi: かんが.える/かんが.え
On-yomi: コウ

going

Meaning: going; journey
Kun-yomi: い.く/ゆ.く/-ゆ.き/-ゆき/-い.き/-いき/おこな.う/おこ.なう
On-yomi: コウ/ギョウ/アン

color

Meaning: color
Kun-yomi: いろ
On-yomi: ショク/シキ

fit

Meaning: fit; suit; join; 0.1
Kun-yomi: あ.う/-あ.う/あ.い/あい-/-あ.い/-あい/あ.わす/あ.わせる/-あ.
On-yomi: ゴウ/ガッ/カッ

rice

Meaning: rice; USA; metre
Kun-yomi: こめ/よね
On-yomi: ベイ/マイ/メエトル

many

Meaning: many; frequent; much
Kun-yomi: おお.い/まさ.に/まさ.る
On-yomi:
西

west

Meaning: west; Spain
Kun-yomi: にし
On-yomi: セイ/サイ/ス

valley

Meaning: valley
Kun-yomi: たに/きわ.まる
On-yomi: コク

ri

Meaning: ri; village; parent's home; league
Kun-yomi: さと
On-yomi:

say

Meaning: say
Kun-yomi: い.う/こと
On-yomi: ゲン/ゴン

angle

Meaning: angle; corner; square; horn; antlers
Kun-yomi: かど/つの
On-yomi: カク

run

Meaning: run
Kun-yomi: はし.る
On-yomi: ソウ

company

Meaning: company; firm; office; association; shrine
Kun-yomi: やしろ
On-yomi: シャ

younger brother

Meaning: younger brother; faithful service to elders
Kun-yomi: おとうと
On-yomi: テイ/ダイ/デ

shape

Meaning: shape; form; style
Kun-yomi: かた/-がた/かたち/なり
On-yomi: ケイ/ギョウ

sell

Meaning: sell
Kun-yomi: う.る/う.れる
On-yomi: バイ

map

Meaning: map; drawing; plan; unexpected; accidentally
Kun-yomi: え/はか.る
On-yomi: ズ/ト

body

Meaning: body; substance; object; reality; counter for images
Kun-yomi: からだ/かたち
On-yomi: タイ/テイ

barley

Meaning: barley; wheat
Kun-yomi: むぎ
On-yomi: バク

what

Meaning: what
Kun-yomi: なに/なん/なに-/なん-
On-yomi:

vapor

Meaning: vapor; steam
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi:

come

Meaning: come; due; next; cause; become
Kun-yomi: く.る/きた.る/きた.す/き.たす/き.たる/き/こ
On-yomi: ライ/タイ

make

Meaning: make; production; prepare; build
Kun-yomi: つく.る/つく.り/-づく.り
On-yomi: サク/サ

voice

Meaning: voice
Kun-yomi: こえ/こわ-
On-yomi: セイ/ショウ

east

Meaning: east
Kun-yomi: ひがし
On-yomi: トウ

brush-stroke

Meaning: brush-stroke; picture
Kun-yomi: えが.く/かく.する/かぎ.る/はかりごと/はか.る
On-yomi: ガ/カク/エ/カイ

know

Meaning: know; wisdom
Kun-yomi: し.る/し.らせる
On-yomi:

younger sister

Meaning: younger sister
Kun-yomi: いもうと
On-yomi: マイ

capital

Meaning: capital; 10**16
Kun-yomi: みやこ
On-yomi: キョウ/ケイ/キン

elder sister

Meaning: elder sister
Kun-yomi: あね/はは
On-yomi:

bright

Meaning: bright; light
Kun-yomi: あ.かり/あか.るい/あか.るむ/あか.らむ/あき.らか/あ.ける/-あ.け/あ
On-yomi: メイ/ミョウ/ミン

long

Meaning: long; leader
Kun-yomi: なが.い/おさ
On-yomi: チョウ

straightaway

Meaning: straightaway; honesty; frankness; fix; repair
Kun-yomi: ただ.ちに/なお.す/-なお.す/なお.る/なお.き/す.ぐ
On-yomi: チョク/ジキ/ジカ

gate

Meaning: gate; counter for cannons
Kun-yomi: かど/と
On-yomi: モン

night

Meaning: night; evening
Kun-yomi: よ/よる
On-yomi:

country

Meaning: country
Kun-yomi: くに
On-yomi: コク

boulder

Meaning: boulder; rock; cliff
Kun-yomi: いわ
On-yomi: ガン

walk

Meaning: walk; counter for steps
Kun-yomi: ある.く/あゆ.む
On-yomi: ホ/ブ/フ

store

Meaning: store; shop
Kun-yomi: みせ/たな
On-yomi: テン

sea

Meaning: sea; ocean
Kun-yomi: うみ
On-yomi: カイ

behind

Meaning: behind; back; later
Kun-yomi: のち/うし.ろ/うしろ/あと/おく.れる
On-yomi: ゴ/コウ

tea

Meaning: tea
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: チャ/サ

think

Meaning: think
Kun-yomi: おも.う/おもえら.く/おぼ.す
On-yomi:

daytime

Meaning: daytime; noon
Kun-yomi: ひる
On-yomi: チュウ

in front

Meaning: in front; before
Kun-yomi: まえ/-まえ
On-yomi: ゼン

lively

Meaning: lively; resuscitation; being helped; living
Kun-yomi: い.きる/い.かす/い.ける
On-yomi: カツ

south

Meaning: south
Kun-yomi: みなみ
On-yomi: ナン/ナ

room

Meaning: room; apartment; chamber; greenhouse; cellar
Kun-yomi: むろ
On-yomi: シツ

traffic

Meaning: traffic; pass through; avenue; commute; counter for letters, notes, documents, etc.
Kun-yomi: とお.る/とお.り/-とお.り/-どお.り/とお.す/とお.し/-どお.し/かよ
On-yomi: ツウ/ツ

wind

Meaning: wind; air; style; manner
Kun-yomi: かぜ/かざ-/-かぜ
On-yomi: フウ/フ

eat

Meaning: eat; food
Kun-yomi: く.う/く.らう/た.べる/は.む
On-yomi: ショク/ジキ

neck

Meaning: neck; counter for songs and poems
Kun-yomi: くび
On-yomi: シュ

plot

Meaning: plot; plan; scheme; measure
Kun-yomi: はか.る/はか.らう
On-yomi: ケイ

autumn

Meaning: autumn
Kun-yomi: あき/とき
On-yomi: シュウ

spot

Meaning: spot; point; mark; speck; decimal point
Kun-yomi: つ.ける/つ.く/た.てる/さ.す/とぼ.す/とも.す/ぼち
On-yomi: テン

department

Meaning: department; course; section
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi:

star

Meaning: star; spot; dot; mark
Kun-yomi: ほし/-ぼし
On-yomi: セイ/ショウ

springtime

Meaning: springtime; spring (season)
Kun-yomi: はる
On-yomi: シュン

meadow

Meaning: meadow; original; primitive; field; plain; prairie; tundra; wilderness
Kun-yomi: はら
On-yomi: ゲン

write

Meaning: write
Kun-yomi: か.く/-が.き/-がき
On-yomi: ショ

paper

Meaning: paper
Kun-yomi: かみ
On-yomi:

time

Meaning: time; hour
Kun-yomi: とき/-どき
On-yomi:

tall

Meaning: tall; high; expensive
Kun-yomi: たか.い/たか/-だか/たか.まる/たか.める
On-yomi: コウ

horse

Meaning: horse
Kun-yomi: うま/うま-/ま
On-yomi:

weak

Meaning: weak; frail
Kun-yomi: よわ.い/よわ.る/よわ.まる/よわ.める
On-yomi: ジャク

homecoming

Meaning: homecoming; arrive at; lead to; result in
Kun-yomi: かえ.る/かえ.す/おく.る/とつ.ぐ
On-yomi:

week

Meaning: week
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: シュウ

summer

Meaning: summer
Kun-yomi: なつ
On-yomi: カ/ガ/ゲ

scribe

Meaning: scribe; account; narrative
Kun-yomi: しる.す
On-yomi:

house

Meaning: house; home; family; professional; expert; performer
Kun-yomi: いえ/や/うち
On-yomi: カ/ケ

logic

Meaning: logic; arrangement; reason; justice; truth
Kun-yomi: ことわり
On-yomi:

snow

Meaning: snow
Kun-yomi: ゆき
On-yomi: セツ

road-way

Meaning: road-way; street; district; journey; course; moral; teachings
Kun-yomi: みち
On-yomi: ドウ/トウ

fish

Meaning: fish
Kun-yomi: うお/さかな/-ざかな
On-yomi: ギョ

strong

Meaning: strong
Kun-yomi: つよ.い/つよ.まる/つよ.める/し.いる/こわ.い
On-yomi: キョウ/ゴウ

ship

Meaning: ship; boat
Kun-yomi: ふね/ふな-
On-yomi: セン

teach

Meaning: teach; faith; doctrine
Kun-yomi: おし.える/おそ.わる
On-yomi: キョウ

association

Meaning: association; braid; plait; construct; assemble; unite; cooperate; grapple
Kun-yomi: く.む/くみ/-ぐみ
On-yomi:

bird

Meaning: bird; chicken
Kun-yomi: とり
On-yomi: チョウ

plains

Meaning: plains; field; rustic; civilian life
Kun-yomi: の/の-
On-yomi: ヤ/ショ

black

Meaning: black
Kun-yomi: くろ/くろ.ずむ/くろ.い
On-yomi: コク

yellow

Meaning: yellow
Kun-yomi: き/こ-
On-yomi: コウ/オウ

dainty

Meaning: dainty; get thin; taper; slender; narrow
Kun-yomi: ほそ.い/ほそ.る/こま.か/こま.かい
On-yomi: サイ

turn

Meaning: turn; number in a series
Kun-yomi: つが.い
On-yomi: バン

solution

Meaning: solution; answer
Kun-yomi: こた.える/こた.え
On-yomi: トウ

picture

Meaning: picture; drawing; painting; sketch
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: カイ/エ

morning

Meaning: morning; dynasty; regime; epoch; period; (North) Korea
Kun-yomi: あさ
On-yomi: チョウ

location

Meaning: location; place
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: ジョウ/チョウ

cloud

Meaning: cloud
Kun-yomi: くも/-ぐも
On-yomi: ウン

interval

Meaning: interval; space
Kun-yomi: あいだ/ま/あい
On-yomi: カン/ケン

distant

Meaning: distant; far
Kun-yomi: とお.い
On-yomi: エン/オン

buy

Meaning: buy
Kun-yomi: か.う
On-yomi: バイ

clear up

Meaning: clear up
Kun-yomi: は.れる/は.れ/は.れ-/-ば.れ/は.らす
On-yomi: セイ

music

Meaning: music; comfort; ease
Kun-yomi: たの.しい/たの.しむ/この.む
On-yomi: ガク/ラク/ゴウ

tale

Meaning: tale; talk
Kun-yomi: はな.す/はなし
On-yomi:

new

Meaning: new
Kun-yomi: あたら.しい/あら.た/あら-/にい-
On-yomi: シン

park

Meaning: park; garden; yard; farm
Kun-yomi: その
On-yomi: エン

number

Meaning: number; strength; fate; law; figures
Kun-yomi: かず/かぞ.える/しばしば/せ.める/わずらわ.しい
On-yomi: スウ/ス/サク/ソク/シュ

electricity

Meaning: electricity
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: デン

calculate

Meaning: calculate; divining; number; abacus; probability
Kun-yomi: そろ
On-yomi: サン

word

Meaning: word; speech; language
Kun-yomi: かた.る/かた.らう
On-yomi:

read

Meaning: read
Kun-yomi: よ.む/-よ.み
On-yomi: ドク/トク/トウ

chirp

Meaning: chirp; cry; bark; sound; ring; echo; honk
Kun-yomi: な.く/な.る/な.らす
On-yomi: メイ

hear

Meaning: hear; ask; listen
Kun-yomi: き.く/き.こえる
On-yomi: ブン/モン

song

Meaning: song; sing
Kun-yomi: うた/うた.う
On-yomi:

line

Meaning: line; track
Kun-yomi: すじ
On-yomi: セン

head

Meaning: head; counter for large animals
Kun-yomi: あたま/かしら/-がしら/かぶり
On-yomi: トウ/ズ/ト

parent

Meaning: parent; intimacy; relative; familiarity; dealer (cards)
Kun-yomi: おや/おや-/した.しい/した.しむ
On-yomi: シン

face

Meaning: face; expression
Kun-yomi: かお
On-yomi: ガン

weekday

Meaning: weekday
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: ヨウ

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