Kanji Reading Practice #33 – Park Signs お知らせ 猪

Practice reading Japanese Kanji with posts tagged by WaniKani Level in which the kanji appear. The goal is to see kanji that you have learned more often to aid long term memory.

Kanji Reading Practice #33 – Park Signs お知らせ 猪

I labeled this Kanji Reading Practice as “Park Signs” because that is where I saw it. However, you are likely to see this a sign like this anywhere in the Japanese wilderness. I think these things are all over Japan in nature. Kanji Reading Practice #33 – Park Signs お知らせ 猪 has kanji from WaniKani levels 30 and below. Just one kanji at level 28, and the rest 11 and under. Except for one that is not even on WaniKani – 猪; but for your knowledge it is a JLPT N1 kanji. See down below the picture for the kanji meanings and explanations.



The Kanji:

知    最    近    猪    目    撃    注    意


The Kanji Readings (this usage) and Meanings:

知 (し) – know; wisdom

最 (サイ) – most; utmost; extreme

近 (キン) – near; nearly; close

猪 (いのしし) – Not on WaniKani (JLPT N1) – wild boar (usually written with kana alone)

目 (モク) – eye; look

撃 (ケギ) – attack; beat

注 (チュウ) – pour; flow into

意 (イ) – idea

The Words:

お知らせ (おしらせ) – notice; notification

最近 – recently; lately

あたり – around; about; neighborhood (usually written with kana alone, but could be 辺り)

猪 – wild boar (usually written with kana alone)

目撃 – sighting; witnessing; observing

されています – doing verb

注意 – caution; warning

ください – please

The Meaning:

お知らせ – Notice (Notification)


Wild boar have been sighted in this area recently.

(Recently, around here wild boar, have been sighted)


Please be cautious.

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