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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 民 (min)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 民 (min)

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MEANING:

people, nation, subjects

HOW TO READ:

On: min
Kun: tami

COMPOUNDS:

民 (tami): people, citizens, folk
移民 (imin): immigration
市民 (shimin): citizen, townspeople
民主 (minshu): democracy
難民 (nanmin): refugees
民事 (minji): civil affairs, civil case
民族 (minzoku): people, race, nation, ethnic group
公民 (koumin): citizen, freemen
文民 (bunmin): civilian
庶民 (shomin): masses, common people
人民 (jinmin): people, public
民間 (minkan): private, non-governmental
民謡 (min’you): folk song, popular song
国民 (kokumin): nation, people, citizen
住民 (juumin): inhabitants, residents
農民 (noumin): farmers, peasants
民営 (min’ei): private management
民宿 (minshuku): pension, guesthouse, bed and breakfast
民話 (minwa): folk tale, folk story
民俗 (minzoku): folk customs, folkways
民衆 (minshuu): people, populace, masses
民放 (minpou): commercial broadcast
避難民 (hinanmin): refugees, evacuees
民主主義 (minshushugi): democracy
民族主義 (minzokushugi): nationalism


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

世界の難民の数は、近年増加している。
sekai no nanmin no kazu wa, kinnen zouka shite iru.
The number of refugees in the world has increased in recent years.

国民が国産ではなく外国製の自動車を買っている。
kokumin ga kokusan dewa naku gaikokusei no jidousha o katte iru.
People are buying foreign cars rather than our own.

新規の民間借家については、部分的な規制緩和を行うことにした。
shinki no minkan shakka ni tsuite wa, bubunteki na kisei kanwa o okonau koto ni shita.
There would be partial deregulation of new private sector renting.

わたしたちの教授は、世界中の山岳民族の伝承を研究しています。
watashitachi no kyouju wa, sekaijuu no sangaku minzoku no denshou o kenkyuu shite imasu.
Our professor studies the lore of mountain people around the world.

今日の先進国は、移民をいかにして締め出すかという問題に頭を悩ませている。
kyou no senshinkoku wa, imin o ikani shite shimedasu ka to iu mondai ni atama o nayamasete iru.
Today, developed countries see the problem as keeping immigrants out.

深刻な人口問題を抱えながらも、大規模な移民受け入れに難色を示す日本は、他国の新しい労働力に活路を見出さざるを得なくなる。
shinkoku na jinkou mondai o kakaenagara mo, daikibo na imin ukeire ni nanshoku o shimesu nihon wa, takoku no atarashii roudouryoku ni katsuro o miidasazaru o enaku naru.
Japan’s own deep population problems and abhorrence of large-scale immigration will force it to look for new workers in other countries.

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