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常用漢字

  1. Joyo kanji

    Language Joyo kanji

    Joyo kanji are the 2136 official jōyō (常用漢字) or “daily-use” kanji established by the Japanese Ministry of Education in 1981. The first 95 characters are not included in the 1850 tōyō kanji (当用漢字表) or “General Use” kanji. These are the kanji which Japanese people are supposed to know when they...
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