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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 味 (mi)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 味 (mi)

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MEANING:

flavor, taste

HOW TO READ:

On: mi
Kun: aji, aji.wau

COMPOUNDS:

味 (aji): flavor, taste
意味 (imi): meaning, significance
気味 (kimi): sensation, feeling
加味 (kami): seasoning, flavoring
味噌 (miso): miso (food)
地味 (jimi): plain, simple
無味 (mumi): lacking taste, dull
重味 (omomi): importance, weight
趣味 (shumi): hobby, pastime
味見 (ajimi): tasting, sampling
味方 (mikata): friend, ally, supporter
興味 (kyoumi): interest (in something)
風味 (fuumi): taste, flavor
苦味 (marumi): bitterness, bitter taste
強味 (tsuyomi): forte, strong point
味覚 (mikaku): taste, sense of taste
深味 (fukami): depth, deep place
弱味 (yowami): weakness, shortcoming
吟味 (ginmi): testing, scrunity
持味 (mochiaji): inherent flavor
味わい (ajiwai): flavor, taste
味わう (ajiwau): to taste, to savor
不味い (mazui): unappetizing
無意味 (muimi): nonsense, meaningless
不気味 (bukimi): weird, ominous
味噌汁 (misoshiru): miso soup
美味しい (oishii): delicious, tasty


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

改変されている意味を説明していただきたいんです。
kaihen sarete iru imi o setsumei shite itadakitain desu.
I want you to tell me what the alterations mean.

裁縫は素晴らしい趣味だ。それは、とても実用的だからだ。
saihou wa subarashii shumi da. sore wa, totemo jitsuyouteki dakara da.
Sewing is an excellent hobby because it’s so practical.

なにもかも味覚をそそるものばかりで、それぞれクリスマスの装いをこらしていた。
nanimokamo mikaku o sosoru mono bakari de, sorezore kurisumasu no yosooi o korashite ita.
Everything was good to eat and in its Christmas dress.

なんて気味の悪いお話!まるで、阿呆にお墓の上を歩かれているような気がするじゃありませんか。
nante kimi no warui ohanashi. marude, ahou ni o haka no ue o arukarete iru you na ki ga suru ja arimasen ka.
What a gruesome conversation! It makes me feel as if a goose were walking over my grave.

プリンの味見が大事だということには同意しますが、スプーンを取り出してきて食べてみる時間も必要です。
purin no ajimi ga daiji da to iu koto ni wa doui shimasu ga, supuun o toridashite kite tabete miru jikan mo hitsuyou desu.
I agree that the tasting of the pudding is key, but there must be time to get the spoon out and have time to try it.

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