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Japanese Kanji Grade 2
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Meaning shape
Onyomi ケイ,  ギョウ
Kunyomi かた,  かたち,  なり
Usage See examples below
Writing practice
 
Stroke Order Rules
 
1. Write from left to right, and from top to bottom
2. Horizontal before vertical
3. Cutting strokes last
4. Diagonals right-to-left before diagonals left-to-right
5. Center verticals before outside "wings"
6. Outside before inside
7. Left vertical before enclosing
8. Bottom enclosing strokes last
9. Dots and minor strokes last
 
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Examples

Kanji

Japanese

Romaji

English

かたち katachi form, shape, figure
形見 かたみ katami memento, souvenir
形容詞 けいようし keiyoushi true adjective
形容動詞 けいようどうし keiyoudoushi adjectival noun
形跡 けいせき keiseki traces, evidence
形相 ぎょうそう gyousou features, look
形而上 けいじじょう keijijyou metaphysical
形而上学 けいじじょうがく keijijyougaku metaphysics
形無し かたなし katanashi spoiled, ruined
形勢 けいせい keisei condition, situation

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