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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 告 (koku)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 告 (koku)

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MEANING:

revelation, tell, inform, announce

HOW TO READ:

On: koku
Kun: tsu.geru

JLPT LEVEL: N3

COMPOUNDS:

予告 (yokoku): advance notice
告訴 (kokuso): accusation, charge
告示 (kokuji): notice, bulletin
被告 (hikoku): defendant, the accused
告知 (kokuchi): notice, announcement
報告 (houkoku): report, information
布告 (fukoku): edict, proclamation
勧告 (kankoku): advice, counsel
宣告 (senkoku): sentence, verdict
告白 (kokuhaku): confession, profession of love
忠告 (chuukoku): advice, warning
原告 (genkoku): accuser, prosecutor
広告 (koukoku): advertisement
警告 (keikoku): warning, advice
密告 (mikkoku): secret information, inform on
申告 (shinkoku): report, statement
告発 (kokuhatsu): indictment, prosecution
抗告 (koukoku): appeal, protest
公告 (koukoku): public announcement, official notice
通告 (tsuukoku): announcement, notice
告別 (kokubetsu): farewell, leave-taking
告げる (tsugeru): to tell, to inform
名乗る (nanoru): to impersonate
報告書 (houkokusho): (written) report
被告人 (hikokunin): accused, defendant
上告審 (shinkokusho): report, declaration


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

こうも露骨に事実を告げられると、むしろほっとした。
koumo rokotsu ni jijitsu o tsugerareu to, mushiro hotto shita.
It was a relief to hear the truth put so baldly.

ほんの一瞬、わたしは近づいて来る悪魔の予告を受けたのだった。
hon no isshun, watashi wa chikazuite kuru akuma no yokoku o uketa no datta.
Just for a moment I had a premonition of approaching evil.

わが社は昨年の夏、ビーチ近辺に広告を掲示して売り上げを伸ばした。
wagasha wa sakunen no natsu, biichi kinpen ni koukoku o keiji shite uriage o nobashita.
We increased sales last summer by using billboards near beaches.

彼女は、約一年以前、被告の利益となるような遺言状に記名調印している。
kanojo wa, yaku ichinen izen, hikoku no rieki to naru you na yuigonjou ni kimei chouin shite iru.
She had, about a year before, executed a will in favor of the defendant.

このような勧告をしたために、フリードマンはアメリカのマスコミから非難を浴びた。
kono you na kankoku o shita tame ni, furiidoman wa amerika no masukomi kara hinan o abita.
For tendering this advice Friedman found himself denounced by the American press.

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