Welcome to Sentence Complete

Choose the level of difficulty of sentences for Sentence Complete:

Word usefulness level from to
Kanshudo chooses sentences based on the difficulty of the words they contain. Each sentence is graded based on its most difficult word, as measured by its Kanshudo usefulness level. Generally, you should select sentences which contain words from usefulness level 1 (most useful) to the level you are currently focused on learning. Your default setting here can be changed on your ACCOUNT page.
Kanshudo word usefulness level provides an indication of how useful any Japanese word is for you to learn. Levels go from 1-12, with 1 being the most useful. Levels 1-5 include the 10,000 most useful words in Japanese, and can be studied directly from our Most useful words in Japanese collections.
Change component list
By default the component builder shows the most common components (themselves joyo kanji, or used in at least 3 other joyo kanji). Select an alternative set of components below.

Full details of all components and their English names can be found here.
Help with the component builder
For detailed instructions, see the Component builder how to guide.
To find any kanji, first try to identify the components it is made up of.
For any components you recognize, if you know the English meaning or name, start typing it in the text area. Full details of all components and their English names can be found here.
Alternatively, count the strokes of the component, and scan the list to find it visually.
To find the kanji :
  • Notice that it is made of several components: 氵 艹 口 夫.
  • 氵 艹 口 all have three strokes, so you could look in the list in the 3 stroke section. 夫 has four strokes.
  • Alternatively, you could start typing 'water' (氵), 'grass' (艹), 'mouth' (口) or 'husband' (夫) in the search area, and the components will be highlighted in yellow.
  • Keep adding components until you can see your kanji in the list of matches that appears near the top.