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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 主 (shu)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 主 (shu)

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MEANING:

lord, chief, master, main thing, principal

HOW TO READ:

On: shu, su, shuu
Kun: nushi, omo, aruji

HOW TO REMEMBER:

Lord Stark only has a drop (丶) of King (王) Joffrey’s power.

WORDS:

主 (nushi): head, leader, master
主 (omo): chief, main, principle
主に (omoni): mainly, primarily
主婦 (shufu): housewife
主人 (shujin): master, husband
主要 (shuyou): chief, main
主語 (shugo): subject
主導 (shudou): leadership
主義 (shugi): doctrine, principle
主張 (shuchou): insistence
主力 (shuryoku): main force
地主 (jinushi): landlord, landowner
主将 (shushou): (team) captain
主権 (shuken): sovereignty
主題 (shudai): subject, theme
民主 (minshu): democracy
主催 (shusai): sponsorship
主位 (shui): first place
自主 (jishu): independence
主役 (shuyaku): leading part
亭主 (teishu): host, innkeeper
主人公 (shujinkou): protagonist
坊主 (bouzu): boy, lad
雇い主 (yatoinushi): employer
持ち主 (mochinushi): owner, possessor
救い主 (sukuinushi): savior, rescuer
主義者 (shugisha): ideologist
主治医 (shujii): attending physician
女主人 (onnashujin): mistress (of the house)
専制君主 (senseikunshu): absolute monarch


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

主人と私は旅行してまわりました。
shujin to watashi wa ryokou shite mawarimashita.
My husband and I have travelled about.

救い主が現われるならいまだ。
sukuinushi ga arawareru nara ima da.
It’s time for the rescuer to appear.

私は、ずっと絶対禁酒主義者なのよ。
watashi wa, zutto zettai kinshu shugisha na no yo.
I’m a lifelong teetotaller.

たまには、強く自己を主張するのも、人間の務めだ。
tama niwa, tsuyoku jiko o shuchou suru no mo, ningen no tsutome da.
There are times when it is one’s duty to assert oneself.

彼女は偉大な人格と、強力な意志の持ち主です。
kanojo wa idai na jinkaku to, kyouryoku na ishi no mochinushi desu.
She has great personality and immense will-power.

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