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常用漢字一級

(you can cut and paste unicode from: http://www.animelab.com/anime.manga/kanji )
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Jouyou Grade 1. 常用漢字一級


source: http://ppewww.ph.gla.ac.uk/~flavell/unicode/unidata30.html
304112353HIRAGANA LETTER SMALL A
304212354HIRAGANA LETTER A
304312355HIRAGANA LETTER SMALL I
304412356HIRAGANA LETTER I
304512357HIRAGANA LETTER SMALL U
304612358HIRAGANA LETTER U
304712359HIRAGANA LETTER SMALL E
304812360HIRAGANA LETTER E
304912361HIRAGANA LETTER SMALL O
304A12362HIRAGANA LETTER O
304B12363HIRAGANA LETTER KA
304C12364HIRAGANA LETTER GA
304D12365HIRAGANA LETTER KI
304E12366HIRAGANA LETTER GI
304F12367HIRAGANA LETTER KU



Jouyou Grade 2. 常用漢字二級

西

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