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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 屋 (oku)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 屋 (oku)

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MEANING:

roof, house, shop, dealer, seller

HOW TO READ:

On: oku
Kun: ya

COMPOUNDS:

部屋 (heya): room
屋根 (yane): roof
小屋 (koya): hut, cabin
大屋 (ooya): landlord, landlady
本屋 (hon’ya): bookstore, bookshop
屋上 (okujou): rooftop
屋外 (okugai): outdoors
床屋 (kotoya): barbershop, barber
家屋 (kaoku): house, building
屋内 (okunai): indoor
宿屋 (yadoya): inn
肉屋 (nikuya): butcher
屋台 (yatai): cart, stall
問屋 (ton’ya): wholesale store
屋敷 (yashiki): residence, estate
質屋 (shichiya): pawnshop
居酒屋 (izakaya): bar, pub, tavern
八百屋 (yaoya): greengrocer
屋根裏 (yaneura): attic, loft
風呂屋 (furoya): public bathhouse
料理屋 (ryouriya): restaurant
屋台骨 (yataibone): framework, mainstay
不動産屋 (fudousanya): real estate agent

EXAMPLE SENTENCES:


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とうとう倒れそうになりながら彼は屋上への梯子を上った。
toutou taoresou ni narinagara kare wa okujou e no hashigo o nobotta.
Finally, near collapse, he climbed a ladder to the roof.

空軍のジェット機が墜落し、民間人の家屋に損害を与えた。
kuugun no jettoki ga tsuiraku shi, minkanjin no kaoku ni songai o ataeta.
An Air Force jet crashed, damaging civilian homes.

株は消耗しないし、住宅のように屋根を取り替える必要もない。
kabu wa shoumou shinai shi, juutaku no you ni yane o torikaeru hitsuyou mo nai.
Stocks do not wear out and require new roofs; houses do.

わたしも名誉にかけて、妻は昨夜は一度も部屋を出なかったことを誓います。
watashi mo meiyo ni kakete, tsuma wa sakuya wa ichido mo heya o denakatta koto o chikaimasu.
I, too, give you my word of honor that last night my wife never left her room.

屋内では、汚れ一つないひんやりと乾燥した空間で、頭から爪先までを覆うNASAの防護服みたいなものを着込んだ何百人もの元農民が仕事をしている。
okunai dewa, yogore hitotsu nai hin’yari to kansou shita kuukan de, atama kara tsumasaki made o oou nasa no bougo fuku mitai na mono o kikonda nanhyaku nin mo no moto noumin ga shigoto o shite iru.
Inside, in an environment that’s dry, spotless and cool, hundreds of former farm laborers covered head to toe in suits looking like something out of NASA are working.

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