Kanji Reading Practice #18 – Curry Sauce Packet Part 1

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Kanji Reading Practice #18 – Curry Sauce Packet

This time we are going to have some Kanji Reading Practice with a Curry Sauce Packet. Let’s learn how to read some instructions, in Japanese, for heating up a curry sauce packet in a microwave. Be careful! The contents are hot! See down below the photo for the kanji meanings, readings, and an explanation of the words.

curry sauce packet instructions


The Kanji:

面      下      電      子


The Kanji Readings and Meanings (this usage):

面 (メン) – side; face

下 (した) –  down, below, under

電 (デン) –  electricity

子 (こ) – child; kid; youngster


The Words:

うら面 (うらめん) – other side; opposite side; backside

この – this

面 (めん) – side

下にして (したにして) – down (put under; down; lower)

電子レンジ (でんしレンジ) –  microwave (electric range)

へ – towards


The Meaning:

らら面- “backside”

この面を下にして電子レンジへ – place this side down in the microwave oven
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