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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 事 (ji)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 事 (ji)

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MEANING:

matter, thing, fact, business, reason, possibly

HOW TO READ:

On: ji, zu
Kun: koto, tsuka.u, tsuka.eru

WORDS:

事 (koto): thing, matter
事情 (jijou): circumstances
事態 (jitai): situation
仕事 (shigoto): work, job
事故 (jiko): accident, incident
事件 (jiken): event, affair, case
食事 (shokuji): meal, to eat
事実 (jijitsu): fact, truth
記事 (kiji): article, report
時事 (jiji): current affairs
事前 (jizen): prior, beforehand
返事 (henji): reply, answer
工事 (kouji): construction work
見事 (migoto): splendid, magnificent
事務 (jimu): business, office work
用事 (youji): tasks, things to do
行事 (gyouji): event, function
事項 (jikou): matter, item
事業 (jigyou): project, enterprise
人事 (jinji): personnel affairs
事柄 (kotogara): matter, thing
事物 (jibutsu): things, affairs
軍事 (gunji): military affairs
事例 (jirei): example, precedent
刑事 (keiji): (police) detective
事象 (jishou): phenomenon
仕える (tsukaeru): to serve
事務所 (jimusho): office
出来事 (dekigoto): incident, event
事務員 (jimuin): office worker
事務局 (jimukyoku): executive office
事新しく (kotoatarashiku): anew, again


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

あの人はそういう仕事がお得意よ。
ano hito wa sou iu shigoto ga otokui yo.
He’s very good about that sort of thing.

まだ食事をする時間はあるかしら?
mada shokuji o suru jikan wa aru kashira.
Do I still have time to eat?

見事な設計です。何もかも申し分ありませんよ。
migoto na sekkei desu. nanimokamo moushibun arimasen yo.
It’s beautifully planned. Everything’s perfect.

彼の方の返事は、短かくて、きれぎれだった。
kare no hou no henji wa, mijikakute, kiregire datta.
His response was short and disjointed.

何が起こったのか、全然事情に通じなかった。
nani ga okotta no ka, zenzen jijou ni tsuujinakatta.
I had no idea what it was all about.

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