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2 kyuu Kanji with One Pronunciation Page 1

All the Kanji on the JLPT Level 2 Test with ONE reading : #1
NOTE: Actually, most of these kanji DO have more than one reading, however they are rarely used or used only in names AND with recent changes in the test a few of these may actually be 3 kyuu kanji!

The Kanji
Reading & Meanings Useful and/or interesting words
あい love 愛している - I love you!
愛妻 ai sai - beloved wife
愛知県 ai chi ken - Aichi prefecture
愛読 ai doku - a Book lover
あつ pressure

気圧 ki atsu - atmospheric pressure
電圧 den atsu - voltage

commit; to entrust with 委員 i in - committee member
任せる makaseru - to entrust, leave ~ to
stomach i - stomach
胃液 i eki - stomach juices, the gastric juices
いき boundary 地域 chi iki - a region, area
地域時刻 chi iki ji koku - local time
universe, eaves, house 宇宙 u chuu - the universe, space
宇宙人 u chuu jin - an alien
宇宙飛行士 u chuu hi kou shi - an astronaut
宇宙旅行 u chuu ryo kou - Space travel
えき - liquid 毒液 doku eki - venom (from a snake...)
血液型 ketsu eki gata - blood type
えん to act;; to perform a play 演歌 enka - Enka (style of Japanese music)
開演 kai en - curtain opening (start of a play)
おう king 王国 ou koku - kingdom, monarchy
王子 ou ji - a prince
王手 ou te - checkmate, check (shougi/chess)
王様 ou sama - a king
おう center 震央 shin ou - center of earthquake; epicenter中央 chuu ou - the center; central; middle
おう Europe 西欧 sei ou - Western Europe
欧風 ou fuu - European style
おく hundred million 一億 ichi oku - 100,000,000
subject of study 学科 gakka - subject; course of study
科学 ka gaku - science
教科書 kyou ka sho - a textbook
money, goods 金貨 kin ka - a gold coin
硬貨 kou ka - a coin
section, lesson 課長 ka chou - section chief
課税 ka zei - taxes, taxation
possible, approve 許可 kyo ka - permission, approval
可愛い kawaii - cute, pretty
不可能 fu ka nou - impossible
可能性 ka nou sei - possibility
candy, confectionery お菓子 okashi - sweets, snack
菓子屋 kashi ya - confectionery shop
かい shell; shellfish kai - a shell
貝塚 ka zuka - a shell mound (remains of ancient socities' dump)
かい (1st, 2nd) floor (of a building); rank; 音階 on kai - music scale
武士階級 bushi kai kyuu - warrior class
階段 kai dan - stairs
かい machine 機械 ki kai - a machine
機械翻訳 ki kai hon yaku - machine translation
かい mediate; come between; to aid 紹介 shou kai - introduce
自己紹介 ji ko shou kai - self-introduction
がい harm; calamity 迫害 haku gai - persecution
煙害 en gai - smoke pollution
かつ active, live, activity 生活 sei katsu - life, living,lead a life
復活 fukkatsu - revival, restoration
活火山 kakkazan - an active volcano
活動 katsu dou - activity, movement
かん feeling, sense, feel 実感 ji kan - real feelings
第六感 dai rokkan - the 6th sense, a hunch
女の直感 onna no chokkan - women's intuition
感じる kanjiru - to feel, experience
感謝 kan sha - thanks, gratitude
感動 kan dou - to be moved (emotionally)impressed
かん complete, perfect 完璧 kan peki - perfect, completeness
完全 kan zen - perfection, completeness
完全主義者 kan zen shu gi sha - a perfectionist (person)
かん government 警察官 kei satsu kan - a policeman
官庁 kan chou - government office
かん view 観光 kan kou - sightseeing
観光ビザ kan kou biza - tourist visa
かん publish 月刊 gekkan - a monthly publication
週刊 shuu kan - published weekly
夕刊 yuu kan - evening paper
かん simple 簡単 kan tan - easy, simple
簡略 kan ryaku - simplicity
かん a can (drink or food can) 空缶 aki kan - an empty can
缶詰 kan zume - packed can, canned goods
缶切り kan kiri - a can opener

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