A quick reference guide for learning the 1,945 General-Use Kanji officially documented by the Japanese Ministry of Education.
Ideal for students who already know Hiragana and Katakana, this learning tool will help you to:
- remember Kanji readings (Onyomi & Kunyomi)
- view and practice Kanji stroke order
- listen to Kanji pronunciations and examples
- learn Kanji compound words
- see how Kanji is used in real sentences
Learning Japanese iPhone and iPad apps © Dale Clifford 2012-2020.
These applications made possible by the following resources:
- The Japanese government published a list of the 1,945 most commonly-used basic kanji in 1981 and is freely available. This database contains 27 seperate descriptions (cells) of each basic Japanese kanji which cover such fields as classification, frequency of use, number of strokes, pronunciation, etc.
- The KANJIDIC2 dictionary files licensed from The Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike v3.0 licence.
- The KanjiVG stroke order data is copyright © 2009-2012 Ulrich Apel and released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike v3.0 license.
- Sentence examples compiled by Professor Yasuhito Tanaka at Hyogo University and his students are available under a Creative Commons Attribution (France) v2.0 licence.