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Learn Joyo Kanji Through Playful, Photo-Filled Essays

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to replace someone
Kanji 1627
JLPT 1
 
to cut down; attack
Kanji 1707
JLPT 1
fence with spaced slats
Kanji 2018
JLPT 0
to distribute widely
Kanji 1718
JLPT 1
to make progress
Kanji 2069
JLPT 0
Confucianism; scholar
Kanji 1352
JLPT 1
cultivating land
Kanji 1281
JLPT 1
square character style
Kanji 1948
JLPT 0
to come very close
Kanji 1496
JLPT 1
to suckle
Kanji 1947
JLPT 0
to strangle; wring
Kanji 1261
JLPT 1
lock; pill
Kanji 1423
JLPT 1
unclear
Kanji 1461
JLPT 0
ridge in field
Kanji 1468
JLPT 1
to support
Kanji 1748
JLPT 1
throat; singing voice
Kanji 2007
JLPT 1
appearance
Kanji 2110
JLPT 0
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