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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 石 (seki)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 石 (seki)

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MEANING:

stone

HOW TO READ:

On: seki, shaku, koku
Kun: ishi

JLPT LEVEL: N2

COMPOUNDS:

石 (ishi): stone
石鹸 (sekken): soap
石油 (sekiyu): oil, petroleum
石炭 (sekitan): coal
宝石 (houseki): gem, jewel
石器 (sekki): stoneware, stone tool
化石 (kaseki): fossil, petrifaction
石垣 (ishigaki): stone wall
磁石 (jiseki): magnet
石文 (ishibumi): stone monument
投石 (touseki): stone throwing
石橋 (ishibashi): stone bridge
岩石 (ganseki): rock
石像 (sekizou): stone statue
石壁 (sekiheki): stone wall
土石 (doseki): earth and stones
石頭 (ishiatama): inflexible person
墓石 (hakaishi): tombstone
落石 (rakuseki): falling rocks
胆石 (tanseki): gallstones
流石 (sasuga): as one would expect
金石 (kinseki): minerals and rocks
大理石 (dairiseki): marble
一石二鳥 (issekinichou): killing two birds with one stone


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

あの男はまるで石像でした。
ano otoko wa marude sekizou deshita.
He was a man of stone.

投石によって、銀行の窓が割られた。
touseki ni yotte, ginkou no mado ga warareta.
Stones were thrown at the bank, windows broken.

何かを見て、化石してしまったようだった。
nanika o mite, kaseki shite shimatta you datta.
It was as though he had seen something that turned him to stone.

彼の石のような否認よりも、はるかに納得させるようなのをね!
kare no ishi no you na hinin yori mo, haruka ni nattoku saseru you na no o ne.
Far more convincing than his stony denials!

入口にある石壁で囲まれた長方形の池が周囲の風景を映していた。
iriguchi ni aru ishikabe de kakomareta chouhoukei no ike ga shuui no fuukei o utsushite ita.
The entrance featured a rectangular reflecting pond rimmed by a stone wall.

島の北側には、石灰岩の断崖が長い間に荒波に浸食されて洞窟状になり、やがて天井面が崩落して大きな口を開けてフーチャと呼ばれる洞がある。
shima no kitagawa ni wa, sekkaigan no dangai ga nagai aida ni aranami ni shinshoku sarete doukutsujou ni nari, yagate tenjoumen ga houraku shite ooki na kuchi o akete fuucha to yobareru hora ga aru.
On its north side, the erosive action of centuries of rough seas has gouged caverns in the limestone cliffs, the eventual collapse of one cave ceiling creating a wide-mouthed cave called the Fucha.

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