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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 区 (ku)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 区 (ku)

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MEANING:

ward, district

HOW TO READ:

On: ku, ou, kou

JLPT LEVEL: N2

COMPOUNDS:

区 (ku): ward, district, section
区分 (kubun): division, section, partition
区別 (kubetsu): distinction, differentiation
区域 (kuiku): limits, boundary, zone
地区 (chiku): district, section, sector
区画 (kukaku): division, section, lot
区間 (kukan): section, segment, dimension
管区 (kanku): jurisdiction
学区 (gakku): school district, school area
区切る (kugiru): to demarcate, to delimit, to divide
区切り (kugiri): punctuation, pause
区役所 (kuyakusho): ward office

EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

冷戦末期、この国境は三つの区間に分かれていた。
reisen makki, kono kokkyou wa mitsu no kukan ni wakarete ita.
At the end of the Cold War, there were three sections to this border.


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外から見えるこの区画は地下空間のほんの一部に過ぎない。
soto kara mieru kono kukaku wa chika kuukan no hon no ichibu ni suginai.
This visible cellar, however, is only a portion of my underground space.

これについて考えるために、この地域を三つの作戦区域に分けよう。
kore ni tsuite kangaeru tame ni, kono chiiki o mitsu no sakusen kuiki ni wakeyou.
In order to think about this, let’s break this region down into three theaters of operation.

ドイツ軍はこの狭い地区に精鋭部隊を集結できた。
doitsugun wa kono semai chiku ni seiei butai o shuuketsu dekita.
The Germans were able to concentrate the best part of their available forces on this narrow sector.

今日、持ち主が住む家は立派な塀で囲まれ、壁のペンキも塗り替えられているため、ほかの家とすぐに区別がつく。
kyou, mochinushi ga sumu ie wa rippa na hei de kakomare, kabe no penki mo nurikaerarete iru tame, hoka no ie to sugu ni kubetsu ga tsuku.
Today you can tell the owner-occupied houses from the rest by their better fences and painted walls.

ほとんどの学区では教員の能力を測る基準をもっぱら受け持ちクラスの試験の点数に頼っている。
hotondo no gakku dewa kyouin no nouryoku o hakaru kijun o moppara ukemochi kurasu no shiken no tensuu ni tayotte iru.
Most school districts rely solely on test scores to measure teacher performance.

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