Kanji Kanban #280

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移転閉店

SALE

開催中

Use the rikaichan popup dictionary or your favorite reference tool with my transcription below the photo if you need help reading this sign.  Click on the photo to enlarge it and see the characters more clearly.

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…

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Kanji Kanban #279

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絶妙ハンバーガー

おいしくなければ

全額返金

いたします。

実施期間〜7/23まで

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

I was struck by how confident the Lotteria chain is about their ‘exquisite’ new burger.  Not just in the naming, but in offering a money back guarantee if you don’t agree with their assessment.

Or are they…

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Kanji Kanban #278

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広告  チラシ  等

お断り

入れないで下さい。

Use the rikaichan popup dictionary or your favorite reference tool with my transcription below the photos if you need help reading this sign. Click on a photo to enlarge it.

I  put this up and, presto! No more flyers gagging my poor old mailbox. The bottom two lines say the same thing in different ways-I used both for emphasis.

In Kanji Kanban #277 I  showed a sign…

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Kanji Kanban #277

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この中

無料

使えるものがあれば

ご自由にお持ち下さい

Use the rikaichan popup dictionary or your favorite reference tool with my transcription below the photos if you need help reading this sign. Click on the closeup photo to enlarge it and see the characters more clearly.

I noticed it recently at a Kyoto flea market that’s held regularly in front of city hall, a regular event that’s called 役所前フリーマーケット in Japanese.

S…

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Kanji Kanban #276

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かばん修理

お見積もり無料

Use the rikaichan popup dictionary or your favorite reference tool with my transcription below the photo if you need help reading this sign. It belongs to a busy little Kyoto  shop that repairs bags along with shoes and other goods, with free estimates.

The numbers below refer to the kanji I’ve transcribed below the photo, and correspond to their order of appearance in both…

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Kanji Kanban #275

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驚きと遊ぼう。驚きと働こう。

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.

To learn more about how to work with this information…

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Kanji Kanban #274

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おにぎり

サンドイッチ

お飲物

Use the rikaichan popup dictionary or your favorite reference tool with my transcription below the photo if you need help reading this sign advertising the temptations on offer at a convenience store inside Kyoto Station.

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…

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Kanji Kanban #273

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奉納

ペンキぬりたて

Use the rikaichan popup dictionary or your favorite reference tool with my transcription below the photos if you need help reading the characters on this torii (shrine gate) and the plastic cone.  They were part of the scenery when we paid a visit to Kyoto’s Fushimi Inari Shrine in May.

The two characters on the torii are read from right to left and carry the meaning of an…

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Kanji Kanban #272

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これは

うまい!

期間限定

今しか食べれません!

Use the rikaichanpopup dictionary or your favorite reference tool with my transcription below the photo if you need help reading the characters on this sign advertising a restaurant’s seasonal seafood dish. I saw it on a recent visit to a seaside town. Click on the photo to enlarge it and see the characters more clearly. At about $30 US  it was a bit pricey so I…

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Kanji Kanban #271

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足もと注意

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.

To learn more about how to work with this information and get…

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