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Japanese symbols, otherwise known as Kanji symbols or characters, originated in China thousands of years ago.

Here's an example of how Kanji is "put-together". Notice how there are several words (top left) that can be represented by this single kanji. Also notice how the meaning of this kanji changes in the various sentences. If you print this page, you can practice the strokes necessary to recreate this symbol.

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This exercise comes from one of our favorite Kanji books. It's called "Kanji Power" by John Millen. With this book you will learn 240 essential Kanji.

There are several quizzes and progress tests as well. Buy this and other great items online from Karma-Net through our partner, Amazon.Com!

 

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