Step 1: です and Identifying the Kanji
The first thing you will pay attention to is the です at the end of the sentence, which more or less means “it is."
The next step would be to identify the meaning of the Kanji in this sentence. The Kanjis are important words in a sentence and figuring them out can sometimes be enough for you to get the gist of a whole sentence.
Let’s look at the sentence again:
There are 10 different Kanjis in this sentence. Kanjis written conjointly often mean that they are related to each other and form a word. In other words, the two Kanjis are in fact two related parts of a single word.
For instance, let’s look at 日本. The first Kanji is 日 and the second Kanji is 本. They are written conjointly; they are both part of a single word. In this case, 日本 means “Japan." For more information about the different readings of a Kanji, read here.
This means that we can safely assume that, although there are 10 different Kanjis, there are six different “ideas" in this sentence:
You might be wondering, "How can I figure out what those words are? “ Well, there is a helpful application in Windows, which will let you do just that. See the References section for a link to a YouTube video that explains in detail how to figure out the meanings of the different Kanjis on your own without having to purchase a dictionary. Try to find out the meanings of the words above before moving on to the next section.