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To learn Kanji (Chinese characters) is always interesting and beneficial to understand what the word means.
Through them, we can virtually grasp not only the meaning of the word, but also the background it was born in.
How many Kanji in Japanese?
They say there are around fifty thousand characters in total.
Among them, about two thousand are officially specified as daily characters to be used by the government, companies, newspapers, and so on.
However, we have to know considerably more to read newspapers, as well as ordinary books. Because many characters used for personal names or place names are not included in the designated characters.
Here you can find the articles including the topics of Kanji.