Search Kanji for JLPT level 4

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Also note that the English meaning under each Kanji is just one of many other possible senses.

one

Meaning: one; one radical (no.1)
Kun-yomi: ひと-/ひと.つ
On-yomi: イチ/イツ

two

Meaning: two; two radical (no.2)
Kun-yomi: ふた/ふた.つ/ふたた.び
On-yomi: ニ/ジ

enter

Meaning: enter; insert
Kun-yomi: い.る/-い.る/-い.り/い.れる/-い.れ/はい.る
On-yomi: ニュウ/ジュ

nine

Meaning: nine
Kun-yomi: ここの/ここの.つ
On-yomi: キュウ/ク

seven

Meaning: seven
Kun-yomi: なな/なな.つ/なの
On-yomi: シチ

person

Meaning: person
Kun-yomi: ひと/-り/-と
On-yomi: ジン/ニン

eight

Meaning: eight; eight radical (no. 12)
Kun-yomi: や/や.つ/やっ.つ/よう
On-yomi: ハチ

ten

Meaning: ten
Kun-yomi: とお/と
On-yomi: ジュウ/ジッ/ジュッ

three

Meaning: three
Kun-yomi: み/み.つ/みっ.つ
On-yomi: サン/ゾウ

mountain

Meaning: mountain
Kun-yomi: やま
On-yomi: サン/セン

woman

Meaning: woman; female
Kun-yomi: おんな/め
On-yomi: ジョ/ニョ/ニョウ

thousand

Meaning: thousand
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: セン

stream

Meaning: stream; river; river or 3-stroke river radical (no. 47)
Kun-yomi: かわ
On-yomi: セン

little

Meaning: little; small
Kun-yomi: ちい.さい/こ-/お-/さ-
On-yomi: ショウ

child

Meaning: child; sign of the rat; 11PM-1AM; first sign of Chinese zodiac
Kun-yomi: こ/-こ/ね
On-yomi: シ/ス/ツ

ten thousand

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

mouth

Meaning: mouth
Kun-yomi: くち
On-yomi: コウ/ク

above

Meaning: above; up
Kun-yomi: うえ/-うえ/うわ-/かみ/あ.げる/-あ.げる/あ.がる/-あ.がる/あ.がり
On-yomi: ジョウ/ショウ/シャン

below

Meaning: below; down; descend; give; low; inferior
Kun-yomi: した/しも/もと/さ.げる/さ.がる/くだ.る/くだ.り/くだ.す/-くだ.す/
On-yomi: カ/ゲ

large

Meaning: large; big
Kun-yomi: おお-/おお.きい/-おお.いに
On-yomi: ダイ/タイ

soil

Meaning: soil; earth; ground; Turkey
Kun-yomi: つち
On-yomi: ド/ト

five

Meaning: five
Kun-yomi: いつ/いつ.つ
On-yomi:

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

in

Meaning: in; inside; middle; mean; center
Kun-yomi: なか/うち/あた.る
On-yomi: チュウ

day

Meaning: day; sun; Japan; counter for days
Kun-yomi: ひ/-び/-か
On-yomi: ニチ/ジツ

father

Meaning: father
Kun-yomi: ちち
On-yomi:

six

Meaning: six
Kun-yomi: む/む.つ/むっ.つ/むい
On-yomi: ロク/リク

tree

Meaning: tree; wood
Kun-yomi: き/こ-
On-yomi: ボク/モク

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

circle

Meaning: circle; yen; round
Kun-yomi: まる.い/まる/まど/まど.か/まろ.やか
On-yomi: エン

friend

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

now

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

hand

Meaning: hand
Kun-yomi: て/て-/-て/た-
On-yomi: シュ/ズ

water

Meaning: water
Kun-yomi: みず/みず-
On-yomi: スイ

heavens

Meaning: heavens; sky; imperial
Kun-yomi: あまつ/あめ/あま-
On-yomi: テン

month

Meaning: month; moon
Kun-yomi: つき
On-yomi: ゲツ/ガツ

fire

Meaning: fire
Kun-yomi: ひ/-び/ほ-
On-yomi:

stand up

Meaning: stand up; rise; set up; erect
Kun-yomi: た.つ/-た.つ/た.ち-/た.てる/-た.てる/た.て-/たて-/-た.て/-
On-yomi: リツ/リュウ/リットル

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

book

Meaning: book; present; main; origin; true; real; counter for long cylindrical things
Kun-yomi: もと
On-yomi: ホン

outside

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

four

Meaning: four
Kun-yomi: よ/よ.つ/よっ.つ/よん
On-yomi:

right

Meaning: right
Kun-yomi: みぎ
On-yomi: ウ/ユウ

eye

Meaning: eye; class; look; insight; experience; care; favor
Kun-yomi: め/-め/ま-
On-yomi: モク/ボク

left

Meaning: left
Kun-yomi: ひだり
On-yomi: サ/シャ

white

Meaning: white
Kun-yomi: しろ/しら-/しろ.い
On-yomi: ハク/ビャク

mother

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

half

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

exit

Meaning: exit; leave; go out; come out; put out; protrude
Kun-yomi: で.る/-で/だ.す/-だ.す/い.でる/い.だす
On-yomi: シュツ/スイ

life

Meaning: life; genuine; birth
Kun-yomi: い.きる/い.かす/い.ける/う.まれる/うま.れる/う.まれ/うまれ/う.む/
On-yomi: セイ/ショウ

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

rest

Meaning: rest; day off; retire; sleep
Kun-yomi: やす.む/やす.まる/やす.める
On-yomi: キュウ

relax

Meaning: relax; cheap; low; quiet; rested; contented; peaceful
Kun-yomi: やす.い/やす.まる/やす/やす.らか
On-yomi: アン

before

Meaning: before; ahead; previous; future; precedence
Kun-yomi: さき/ま.ず
On-yomi: セン

every

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

hundred

Meaning: hundred
Kun-yomi: もも
On-yomi: ヒャク/ビャク

name

Meaning: name; noted; distinguished; reputation
Kun-yomi: な/-な
On-yomi: メイ/ミョウ

ear

Meaning: ear
Kun-yomi: みみ
On-yomi:

year

Meaning: year; counter for years
Kun-yomi: とし
On-yomi: ネン

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

many

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

spirit

Meaning: spirit; mind; air; atmosphere; mood
Kun-yomi: いき
On-yomi: キ/ケ
西

west

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

say

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

male

Meaning: male
Kun-yomi: おとこ/お
On-yomi: ダン/ナン

company

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

car

Meaning: car
Kun-yomi: くるま
On-yomi: シャ

leg

Meaning: leg; foot; be sufficient; counter for pairs of footwear
Kun-yomi: あし/た.りる/た.る/た.す
On-yomi: ソク

what

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

flower

Meaning: flower
Kun-yomi: はな
On-yomi: カ/ケ

see

Meaning: see; hopes; chances; idea; opinion; look at; visible
Kun-yomi: み.る/み.える/み.せる
On-yomi: ケン

east

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

study

Meaning: study; learning; science
Kun-yomi: まな.ぶ
On-yomi: ガク

rain

Meaning: rain
Kun-yomi: あめ/あま-/-さめ
On-yomi:

long

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

gold

Meaning: gold
Kun-yomi: かね/かな-/-がね
On-yomi: キン/コン/ゴン

empty

Meaning: empty; sky; void; vacant; vacuum
Kun-yomi: そら/あ.く/あ.き/あ.ける/から/す.く/す.かす/むな.しい
On-yomi: クウ

country

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

store

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

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

in front

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

south

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

eat

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

write

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

time

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

exam

Meaning: exam; school; printing; proof; correction
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: コウ/キョウ

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

week

Meaning: week
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: シュウ

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

drink

Meaning: drink; smoke; take
Kun-yomi: の.む/-の.み
On-yomi: イン/オン

interval

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

buy

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

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

electricity

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

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

station

Meaning: station
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: エキ

hear

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

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