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0.47MB. 0 audio & 212 images. Updated 2012-08-25.


A deck (based on kanjidamage) in which only information I deem necessary for flashcards are included. So things like stroke-order or look-alikes are left out because they can be separetely looked up should there be a need. The main purpose is to teach the kanji, its onyomi, kunyomi and lastly some compound words. Do note though that the deck's purpose isn't to cover every kunyomi/onyomi reading there is, but those or a fraction of them that appear on kanjidamage. I haven't included the lengthy nuance difference explanations for some compound words or kunyomi that you might see on kanjidamage's dictionary. Mainly because I want to keep the deck tidy and consistent while maintaining the robust features. Get started by reading and comprehending the preface at Check this thread's starting post for useful info concerning the deck, especially if you want to synchronize the decks

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Cards are customizable! When this deck is imported into the desktop program, cards will appear as the deck author has made them. If you'd like to customize what appears on the front and back of a card, you can do so by clicking the Edit button, and then clicking the Cards button.
Keyword bite, chew
Number 1048
Usefulness ★★☆☆☆
訓読み かむ -
Kunyomi - English to bite; to chew (★★)
Kunyomi - English2 口 (mouth/small box radical) + 歯 (tooth)
Writing mnemonic This one actually resembles what it looks like so if you need a mnemonic, you can bite a tough titty.
Writing y
Keyword rope, tie
Number 266
Usefulness ★★☆☆☆
Kunyomi - English 糸 (string) + 隹 (turkey)
Kunyomi - English2 I - I am responsible for the upkeep of this turkey, so I always keep a rope tied around his neck so he can't run away.
Writing mnemonic 維持 する - いじ - to maintain; to sustain something (★)維 (rope, tie) + 持 (hold) = 維持 (to maintain)
Writing y
Keyword cultivate, rear
Number 890
Usefulness ★★★☆☆
音読み ヨウ
訓読み やしなう -
Kunyomi - English to rear; to maintain; to support (e.g. family); to cultivate (★★★)
Kunyomi - English2 羊 (sheep) (Same-ON) + (animal legs) + 良 (good)
Writing mnemonic YOU - If you rear sheep good enough, you can even teach them to YODEL.
Compound 栄養 - えいよう - nutrition; nourishment (★★)栄 (glory) + 養 (cultivate, rear) = 栄養 (nutrition)教養 - きょうよう - culture; refinement (★)教 (teach) + 養 (cultivate, rear) = 教養 (culture; refinement)
Writing y


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broken images?
Posted on 2013-08-18

tried this both on windows and droid...
the images seem to be missing.
e.g number 94 numeral4
even the example on ankiweb has in one card the little question mark image for broken link to .jpg

Really excited to try this..
Posted on 2013-01-03

But I guess it doesn't work for anki 2? When I download it and try to study it an error shows saying that I should check the database.. But after that it's as if the deck has no cards at all?

Blazing through
Posted on 2012-12-23

This is an excellent and fun deck. I've finally decided to learn kanji in earnest, and with this deck and a Note 2 to practice writing with, it's going great. I prefer KanjiDamage to Heisig, as you are forced to learn the readings and you will naturally pick up some kunyomi and jukugo along the way.

I've found that making a few edits helps with the learning. For example, changing the HE and SHE mnemonics to HE-MAN and SHE-RA helps to differentiate between ordinary narrative and onyomi flags.

At about 110 reviews (~75 minutes) per day , I've managed to encounter 16% of the deck in 33 days, so it seems like it will take around 8-10 months total to mature the deck.