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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 級 (kyuu)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 級 (kyuu)

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MEANING:

class, rank, grade

HOW TO READ:

On: kyuu

JLPT LEVEL: N1

COMPOUNDS:

級 (kyuu): class, grade, rank
高級 (koukyuu): high class, high grade
初級 (shokyuu): elementary level
階級 (kaikyuu): (social) class, rank, grade
学級 (gakkyuu): (school) class
特級 (tokkyuu): high grade, special grade
上級 (joukyuu): advanced level, high grade
同級 (doukyuu): the same grade, same class
中級 (chuukyuu): intermediate level
一級 (ikkyuu): one grade, first-class
下級 (kakyuu): lower grade, low class
昇級 (shoukyuu): promotion, advancement
進級 (shinkyuu): promotion (school, military, etc.)
等級 (toukyuu): grade, magnitude
首級 (shukyuu): decapitated head
級友 (kyuuyuu): classmate
級数 (kyuusuu): series (Mathematics)
最高級 (saikoukyuu): highest grade, top class
同級生 (doukyuusei): classmate, classmates
中産階級 (chuusan kaikyuu): middle class
階級闘争 (kaikyuu tousou): class struggle

EXAMPLE SENTENCES:


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このシャツの生地は、最高級の絹のような手触りだ。
kono shatsu no kiji wa, saikoukyuu no kinu no you na tezawari da.
The texture of this shirt feels like the finest silk.

彼のような階級の者は常に隣人から監視されている。
kare no you na kaikyuu no mono wa tsune ni rinjin kara kanshi sarete iru.
People of his rank would be closely watched by their neighbors.

今年、うちの学校で学級委員長に推薦されたのはどの人たち?
kotoshi, uchi no gakkou de gakkyuu iinchou ni suisen sareta no wa dono hitotachi.
Who are the nominess for class president at our school this year?

三浦さんは地域社会と同胞のために最大級の貢献をしたのです。
miurasan wa chiiki shakai to douhou no tame ni saidaikyuu no kouken o shita no desu.
Miura could not have better served his community and his compatriots.

残念ながらこの記述は、両国の上級軍人と政治家の大部分に関する限り当たっている。
zannen nagara kono kijutsu wa, ryoukoku no joukyuu gunjin to seijika no daibubun ni kansuru kagiri atatte iru.
This statement is only too true, in so far was it applies to the bulk of the senior soldiers and statesmen of both countries.

年金改革は、退職後の自らの蓄えを持つ、資産家という新たな階級を生み出しただけではなく、チリ経済に強力なカンフル剤を与える。
nenkin kaikaku wa, taishokugo no mizukara no takuwae o motsu, shisanka to iu arata na kaikyuu o umidashita dake dewa naku, chiri keizai ni kyouryoku na kanfuruzai o ataeru.
For the pension reform not only created a new class of property-owners, each with his own retirement nest egg. It also gave the Chilean economy a massive shot in the arm.

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