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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 交 (kou)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 交 (kou)

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MEANING:

mingle, mixing, association, coming & going

HOW TO READ:

On: kou
Kun: maji.waru, maji.eru, ma.jiru, maji.ru, ma.zaru, ma.zeru, -ka.u, ka.wasu, kawa.su, komogomo

WORDS:

交番 (kouban): police box
外交 (gaikou): diplomacy
交互 (kougo): mutual, reciprocal
交差 (kousa): crossing, intersection
交換 (koukan): exchange, interchange
国交 (kokkou): diplomatic relations
交際 (kousai): company, friendship
交代 (koutai): alternation, change
交易 (koueki): trade, commerce
交渉 (koushou): negotiations
社交 (shakou): social life
交付 (koufu): delivering, handing over
交通 (koutsuu): traffic, transportation
交々 (komogomo): alternately, in succession
交流 (kouryuu): (cultural) exchange
交ぜる (mazeru): to mix, to stir
交わす (kawasu): to exchange, to intersect
外交官 (gaikoukan): diplomat
交差点 (kousaten): crossing, intersection
交通費 (koutsuuhi): traveling expenses
見交わす (mikawasu): to exchange glances
交通事故 (koutsuujiko): traffic accident


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

この辺、交番がありますか?
kono hen, kouban ga arimasu ka?
Is there a police box around here?

余計な交渉は無用だぞ、わかったね。
yokei na koushou wa muyou da zo, wakatta ne.
Make no treaty, you understand me?

二人は暗い表情で目を見交わした。
futari wa kurai hyoujou de me o mikawashita.
The two of them exchanged a dark look.

携帯の番号とアドレスだけでも交換しとこう。
keitai no bangou to adoresu dake demo koukan shitokou.
Let’s exchange our phone numbers and email addresses.

二人はただの一言も言葉を交わさずに庭をめぐりした。
futari wa tada no hitokoto mo kotoba o kawasazu ni niwa o megurishita.
They went the whole length of the garden without uttering a word.

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