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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 件 (ken)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 件 (ken)

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MEANING:

affair, case, matter, item

HOW TO READ:

On: ken
Kun: kudan

HOW TO REMEMBER:

Do you know about the case where a man (亻) sued a cow (牛)?

WORDS:

件 (ken): case, matter, affair
本件 (honken): this matter, this case
条件 (jouken): condition, term
事件 (jiken): event, affair
件数 (kensuu): number of events
物件 (bukken): article, thing
一件 (ikken): matter, case
用件 (youken): business, thing to be done
件名 (kenmei): term, subject
案件 (anken): matter in question
無条件 (mujouken): unconditional
大事件 (daijiken): major incident


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

今日は他でも大事な用件があるのだよ。
kyou wa hoka demo daiji na youken ga aru no da yo.
I have important business elsewhere today.

あなたが条件をつけるわけじゃない。
anata ga jouken o tsukeru wake janai.
It is not for you to set conditions.

あなたは私たちの要件を満たさない。
anata wa watashitachi no youken o mitasanai.
You do not fulfill our requirements.

私は、本件に関して、あなたの言葉を信じる。
watashi wa, honken ni kanshite, anata no kotoba o shinjiru.
I’ll take your word on this.

この件は私に処理を任せてほしい。
kono ken wa watashi ni shori o makasete hoshii.
I ask you to allow me to deal with this case.

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