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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 捕 (ho)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 捕 (ho)

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MEANING:

catch, capture

HOW TO READ:

On: ho
Kun: to.raeru, to.rawareru, to.ru, tora.eru, tora.wareru, tsuka.maeru, tsuka.maru

JLPT LEVEL: N3

COMPOUNDS:

捕る (toru): to take, to catch
捕吏 (hori): constable, policeman
逮捕 (taiho): arrest, apprehension
捕獲 (hokaku): capture, seizure
捕虜 (horyo): prisoner (of war)
捕囚 (hoshuu): captivity
捕球 (hokyuu): (baseball) catch
捕食 (hoshoku): predation, preying upon
捕鯨 (hogei): whaling, whale fishing
捕出 (chuushutsu): extraction, abstraction
捕える (toraeru): to seize, to capture
捕われる (torawareru): to be caught, to be captured
捕まる (tsukamaru): to be caught, to be arrested
捕まえる (tsukamaeru): to catch, to arrest
鼠捕り (nezumitori): mousetrap, rattrap

EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

捕虜の命はハエよりも軽い。
horyo no inochi wa hae yori mo karui.
The life of a POW is worth less than a fly.


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捕囚期間に何があったのか、彼は黙して語らない。
hoshuu kikan ni nani ga atta no ka, kare wa mokushite kataranai.
He never discussed what happened to him in captivity.

もうこの録画があれば、彼らを逮捕できるんじゃないか?
mou kono rokuga ga areba, karera o taiho dekirun janai ka.
Won’t we be able to arrest them all with this video?

一度、彼女が、鼠捕りから鼠を逃がしてやるのを見たことがあった。
ichido, kanojo ga, nezumitori kara nezumi o nigashite yaru no o mita koto ga atta.
I’d seen her once letting a mouse out of a mousetrap.

彼らが食べていた食料は、捕獲して殺したサルと野生のくだものだけで、金という概念がなかった。
karera ga tabete ita shokuryou wa, hokaku shite koroshita saru to yasei no kudamono dake de, kane to iu gainen ga nakatta.
Subsisting solely on the monkeys they could hunt and the fruit they could gather, they had no concept of money.

占有領域内に命をかけて守る価値のある、貴重な資源や設備があること。たとえば生産性が高い畑、果樹園、魚を捕るためのやな、建造と維持にかなりの努力を要する水路などである。
sen’yuu ryouikinai ni inochi o kakete mamoru kachi no aru, kichou na shigen ya setsubi ga aru koto. tatoeba shousansei ga takai hata, kajuen, sakana o toru tame no yana, kenzou to iji ni kanari no doryoku o you suru suiro nado de aru.
The territory must contain some valuable fixed resources or capital improvements worth defending and dying for, such as productive gardens, groves of fruit trees, or fishing weirs or irrigation ditches requiring much effort to build and maintain.

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