JLPT N5 Kanji: Kanji For One 一 (ichi)

JLPT N5 Kanji: Kanji For One 一 (ichi)

Probably one the most simple kanji to remember, the kanji for 'one' is simply written '一'. Let's see its readings and common vocabulary words:

We've attached a free downloadable flashcard version of this kanji at the end of this article!

Onyomi and Kunyomi Readings

  • Onyomi: いち (ichi), いつ (itsu)
  • Kunyomi: ひと (hito)

Common vocabulary words containing 一

  • 一つ (ひとつ - hitotsu) = one thing
  • 一人 (ひとり - hitori) = one person, alone
  • 一 (いち - ichi) = one
  • 一回 (いっかい - ikkai) = one time
  • 一番 (いちばん - ichiban) = number one, first
  • 一日 (いちにち - ichinichi) = one day
  • 十一 (じゅういち - juuichi) = eleven

一 is part of the kanji you need to learn for JLPT N5, and definitely the easiest of them all. There are around a hundred kanji you'll need to know to reach the JLPT N5 level.

It sounds like a lot, but with consistency you can learn and remember all JLPT N5 kanji in a few months time. To make it easier, we compiled them all on a single poster, along with their meaning and readings. You can stick it above your desk or any place you pass by often, so that you can review them everyday without even opening an app.

JLPT N5 Kanji Poster

Check out the JLPT N5 Kanji Poster here.

Kanji for One Flashcard

As promised, here is our card format of the kanji - feel free to save the image for future reference.

Kanji for One (一, ichi) JLPT N5 kanji flashcard 

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