Kanji (noun)

A system of Japanese writing that uses Chinese characters.

Origin:

The word kanji comes from the chinese word "hanzi" which means "han character" and it"s been used in japan since the 4th century. kanji are the adopted chinese characters that are used in the japanese writing system.

Examples:

  1. She was studying kanji, the system of writing used in Japan.
  2. He was able to read and write in kanji, which was a valuable skill for business dealings with Japan.
  3. The kanji characters were used to represent both sounds and meanings in Japanese writing.
  4. Kanji is an important part of the Japanese writing system and it is used in most written materials and publications.
  5. Kanji characters can have multiple meanings, making it a challenging system to learn.
Some random words: paraplegia, philosopher, breeze