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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 婚 (kon)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 婚 (kon)

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MEANING:

marriage

HOW TO READ:

On: kon

JLPT LEVEL: N3

COMPOUNDS:

結婚 (kekkon): marriage
離婚 (rikon): divorce
未婚 (mikon): unmarried
既婚 (kikon): marriage, married
婚姻 (kon’in): marriage, matrimony
新婚 (shinkon): newly-wed
再婚 (saikon): second marriage
晩婚 (bankon): late marriage
婚礼 (konrei): marriage ceremony, wedding
早婚 (soukon): early marriage
成婚 (seikon): marriage, wedding
初婚 (shokon): first marriage
婚儀 (kongi): wedding ceremony
求婚 (kyuukon): marriage proposal
婚約 (kon’yaku): engagement, betrothal
結婚式 (kekkonshiki): marriage ceremony, wedding
婚約者 (kon’yakusha): fiancee
金婚式 (kinkonshiki): golden wedding (anniversary)
婚姻届 (kon’intodoke): marriage registration
既婚者 (kikonsha): married person
結婚祝い (kekkoniwai): wedding present
結婚相手 (kekkonaite): marriage partner, spouse, future spouse
結婚指輪 (kekkonyubiwa): wedding ring


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

この雑誌は、既婚女性の読者が多い。
kono zasshi wa, kikon josei no dokusha ga ooi.
This magazine has a large readership among married women.

結婚は取引であって、感情の問題ではなかった。
kekkon wa torihiki de atte, kanjou no mondai dewa nakatta.
Marriage was a transaction, not a matter of feelings.

晩婚化が進み、出産年齢はさらに上がっている。
bankonka ga susumi, shussan nenrei wa sara ni agatte iru.
People are putting off marriage longer and are having children even later.

戦後、結婚相手としてふさわしい男性の数は激減していた。
sengo, kekkon aite toshite fusawashii dansei no kazu wa gekigen shite ita.
Marriageable men were scarce after the war.

盛大な婚礼の儀式で、なんだか自分の値打ちが上がったような気がした。
seidai na konrei no gishiki de, nandaka jibun no neuchi ga agatta you na ki ga shita.
The pomp and ceremony made me feel I had gained prestige and esteem.

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