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Level 2 Kanji -- October 1, 2016

Level 2 Kanji

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  • on reading:
  • kun reading:
  • す   さる   し   さし   とげ
  • meaning(s):
  • thorn, pierce, stab, prick, sting, calling card
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さる ささる to stick; to be stuck
さしみ sliced raw fish
しげき stimulus; impetus; incentive; excitement; irritation; encouragement; motivation
めいし business card
さす to pierce; to stab; to prick; to thrust; to bite; to sting; to pin down; to stitch; to put (a runner) out; to pole (a boat); to catch (with a line); to stick