Overview lists just contain the kanji without any additional information. The detailed Lists contain all the Information you need for studying and writing your own. The jōyō kanji (常用漢字, literally “regular-use Chinese characters”) is the guide to kanji Current jōyō kanji are those on a list of characters issued in Kyōiku kanji (“education kanji”, “list of kanji by school year”) is a list of kanji and associated readings developed and maintained by the Japanese Ministry.

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Literary and colloquial readings. And some are confusing. Intermediate Can ask ksnji types of general questions and can understand longer answers. I think the article was already good enough while listing pretty much just one pronunciation for each kanji which I think are the most known ones, but that’s just my opinionbut someone just added at least another one to almost all characters listed here.

On most cases, those are the uses for compounds, not the characters alone. WikiProject Linguistics Linguistics articles.

Jōyō kanji – Wikipedia

There are good English-titled articles most notably Japanese language that contain a basic explanation of what this list represents and link to this page; in my opinion that creates adequate discoverability for English speakers. My opinion is that it was better the way it was before.


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Archived from the original on 3 March Syllabograms Furigana Okurigana Braille. I know about the Jouyou kanji, but is there a list of kanji that students in middle school and high school have to learn?

Or is it common knowledge? I’m sorry for my poor English. Current time in Japan: Differences between Shinjitai and Simplified characters. It’s OK in running text, but the point here is to display the character. Wikipedia’s got a list of the Kyoiku Kanji, sorted by order of school year. The same error occurs in the German version table with meanings in Englishbut not in the Russian one table nor the French one list.

Retrieved 25 October It looks llst confusing. Is there some reason you’re using circumflexes instead of macrons for long vowels?

HiNative I know about the Jouyou Chinese Traditional characters Simplified characters first round second round Debate. If someone disagrees, it can be discussed here. This might sound silly, but the way it was one “obvious” pronunciation and the most “obvious” meaning in English might be inaccurate and inappropriate, but I think it worked.


Please drop it here. Table lisf Simplified Characters.

Another error, for I vote to keep it the way it was before. Retrieved 1 February The list is not a comprehensive list of all characters and readings in regular use; rather, it is intended as a literacy baseline for those who have completed compulsory education, as well as a list of permitted characters and readings for use in official government documents.

Jōyō kanji

Typographic symbols Japanese punctuation Iteration mark. If what you say it true and probably pistI guess it’s beyond my knowledge in Japanese.

Like I said before, we’re dealing with something that can’t be easily explained. I’m currently learning Japanese and it would be a great aid if someone completes the romanization on the page.

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