Kanji Kanban #270

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地下鉄に乗る。

Use the rikaichan popup dictionary or your favorite reference tool with my transcription below the photo if you need help reading the characters on this poster promoting Kyoto’s subway system.

The numbers below refer to the kanji I’ve transcribed below the photo, and correspond to their order of appearance in both Heisig’s Remembering the Kanji and Kanji in Context.

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Kanji Kanban #269

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日焼け

Use the rikaichan popup dictionary or your favorite reference tool with my transcription below the photo if you need help reading the characters on this sign.

The numbers below refer to the kanji I’ve transcribed below the photo, and correspond to their order of appearance in both Heisig’s Remembering the Kanji and Kanji in Context.

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Kanji Kanban #268

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雨に強い

高機能

防水

Use the rikaichan popup dictionary or your favorite reference tool with my transcription below the photo if you need help reading these characters.  This store’s display reminded me that rainy season(梅雨 or つゆ, literally ‘plum rain’) will be here before I know it.

In the Kinki region of Japan which includes Kyoto and Osaka, 梅雨 usually starts in early June and ends in mid July. …

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Kana Kanban

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とうもろこし

How do you say ‘corn’ in Japanese?  The answer is written in hiragana in this photo.

Use the rikaichan popup dictionary or your favorite reference tool with my transcription below it if you need help.

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Kanji Kanban #267

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時間貸

Use the rikaichan popup dictionary or your favorite reference tool with my transcription below the photo if you need help reading the characters on this parking lot’s sign.

The numbers below refer to the kanji I’ve transcribed below the photo, and correspond to their order of appearance in both Heisig’s Remembering the Kanji and Kanji in Context.

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Kanji Kanban #266

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日本紙

Use the rikaichan popup dictionary or your favorite reference tool with my transcription below the photo if you need help reading these characters.

The numbers below refer to the kanji I’ve transcribed below the photo, and correspond to their order of appearance in both Heisig’s Remembering the Kanji and Kanji in Context.

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Kana Kanban

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たこ ほたて

How do you say ‘octopus’ and ‘scallop’ in Japanese?  The answers are written in hiragana in this photo.

Use the rikaichan popup dictionary or your favorite reference tool with my transcription below it if you need help.

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Kanji Kanban #265

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選挙へ

Use the rikaichan popup dictionary or your favorite reference tool with my transcription below the photo if you need help reading this public service poster. April 6th is gubernatorial election day in Kyoto.

The numbers below refer to the kanji I’ve transcribed below the photo, and correspond to their order of appearance in both Heisig’s Remembering the Kanji and Kanji in Context.

To…

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Kanji Kanban #264

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この下のスニーカー全品

Use the rikaichan popup dictionary or your favorite reference tool with my transcription below the photo if you need help reading this sign.

The numbers below refer to the kanji I’ve transcribed below the photo, and correspond to their order of appearance in both Heisig’s Remembering the Kanji and Kanji in Context.

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Kana Kanban

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フレッシュ

フルーツ

If you’re studying  katakana, try reading this Kyoto shop’s sign.

Use the rikaichan popup dictionary or your favorite reference tool with my transcription below the photo if you need help.

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