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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 服 (fuku)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 服 (fuku)

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MEANING:

clothing, admit, obey, discharge

HOW TO READ:

On: fuku

JLPT LEVEL: N4

COMPOUNDS:

服 (fuku): clothes
制服 (seifuku): uniform
服地 (fukuji): cloth, dress material
服装 (fukusou): garments, attire
洋服 (youfuku): Western-style clothes
不服 (fufuku): dissatisfaction, discontent
降服 (koufuku): surrender, submission
衣服 (ifuku): clothes
感服 (kanpuku): admiration
克服 (kokufuku): conquest, overcoming
和服 (wafuku): Japanese clothes
服用 (fukuyou): taking medicine, dosing
敬服 (keifuku): admiration, great admiration
服役 (fukueki): military service
服従 (fukujuu): obedience, submission
征服 (seifuku): conquest, subjugation
私服 (shifuku): civilian clothes, plain clothes
屈服 (kuppuku): yielding, submission, surrender
着服 (chakufuku): dressing oneself, putting on clothes
軍服 (gunpuku): military uniform
礼服 (reifuku): ceremonial dress
喪服 (mofuku): mourning dress
一服 (ippuku): a dose, a puff
服する (fukusuru): to obey, to submit
既製服 (kiseifuku): ready-made clothes


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

この洋服はお買い得です。
kono youfuku wa okaidoku desu.
These Western-style clothes are bargains.

きみの心意気にはいつも感服するよ。
kimi no kokoroiki niwa itsumo kanpuku suru yo.
I have always admired your spirit.

彼の昼間着ていた服が壁の釘にかかっていた。
kare no hiruma kite ita fuku ga kabe no kugi ni kakatte ita.
His day clothing was hanging from the hooks on the wall.

彼の発言が映し出したのは新手の政治的服従だった。
kare no hatsugen ga utsushidashita no wa arate no seijiteki fukujuu datta.
His words were reflecting a new kind of political obedience.

困難を克服する能力では、連合軍はドイツ軍に及ばないことも立証済みだった。
konnan o kokufuku suru nouryoku dewa, rengou gun wa doitsugun ni oyobanai koto mo risshou zumi datta.
The Allied troops proved much less capable than the Germans of overcoming the difficulties.

そのためには、手の込んだ機械設備にどれだけの費用を使い、軍服を着た人々にどれだけの費用を使うかについて、いま以上に賢いバランスが求められる。
sono tame ni wa, tenokonda kikai setsubi ni dore dake no hiyou o tsukai, gunpuku o kita hitobito ni dore dake no hiyou o tsukau ka ni tsuite, ima ijou ni kashikoi baransu ga motomerareru.
That requires a smarter balance between what we spend on fancy hardware and what we spend on our men and women in uniform.

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