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Today's Kanji

Today's Kanji -- September 27, 2016

  • on reading:
  • カン
  • kun reading:
  • やかた   たて
  • meaning(s):
  • building, mansion, large building, palace
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いどうとしょかん mobile library; bookmobile (USA)
えいがかん movie theatre
おんがくとしょかん music library
かがくはくぶつかん science museum
かいかん meeting hall; assembly hall
かいがかん art or picture gallery
かいかん opening of new hall
かん house; hall; building; hotel; inn; guesthouse
たち 1. mansion; small castle
やかた 1. mansion; small castle; 2. boat cabin
かんあい palace (in China built by Wu Dynasty King)
かんいん personnel (of public building)
かんがい outside a building
かんしゅ manager
かんちょう superintendent; director; curator; chief librarian
かんない in the building
きねんかん memorial hall
きゅうかん library or museum closure
げいひんかん reception hall
けんみんかいかん prefectural meeting hall
こうかいとしょかん public library
こうかん official residence
こうきょうとしょかん public library
使 こうしかん legation
こうみんかん public hall; community center
ごうかん -building number
こっかいとしょかん National Diet Library; Library of Congress
こくりつとしょかん national library
こくりつはくぶつかん national museum
ざいがいこうかん diplomatic mission; government establishments overseas
さんこうとしょかん reference library
しりょうかん archives
しみんかいかん City meeting hall
しゃしんかん photo studio
じゅんかいとしょかん bookmobile
しょうかん firm; trading company
しょうがくかん Shogakukan (publisher)
じょうせつかん movie theater
しんかん annexe
としょかん library
すいぞくかん aquarium
ぜんかん entire building
そうりょうじかん consulate-general
たいいくかん gymnasium
だいえいはくぶつかん British Museum
使 たいしかん embassy
ちょくえいかん chain movie theaters
とみんかいかん Tokyo meeting hall
はくぶつかん museum
はくあかん The White House
びじゅつかん art gallery; art museum
ふうきりかん first-run theater
ぶんかん annex
ぶんめいかん the Bunmeikan Theater
へいかん closing of a building
べっかん (hotel) annexe
ぼくしかん parsonage; rectory; vicarage
ほんかん main building
ようかん western-style house
りょかん Japanese hotel; inn
りょうじかん consulate
りんぽかん settlement house; social services facility