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

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

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MEANING:

rest, day off, retire, sleep

HOW TO READ:

On: kyuu
Kun: yasu.mu, yasu.maru, yasu.meru

HOW TO REMEMBER:

A person (亻) is taking a rest under the tree (木).

COMPOUNDS:

休止 (kyuushi): pause
休憩 (kyuukei): rest, break
休息 (kyuusoku): rest, relief
休暇 (kyuuka): holiday, time off
公休 (koukyuu): legal holiday
休日 (kyuujitsu): holiday, day off
無休 (mukyuu): without a holiday
定休 (teikyuu): regular holiday
休戦 (kyuusen): truce
休養 (kyuuyou): rest, recreation
休廷 (kyuutei): court recess
休意 (kyuui): peace
休校 (kyuukou): closing school
休業 (kyuugyou): closed (e.g. store)
連休 (renkyuu): consecutive holidays
産休 (sankyuu): maternity leave
休眠 (kyuumin): idle, dormant
夏休み (natsuyasumi): summer vacation
代休 (daikyuu): compensatory holiday
休職 (kyuushoku): temporary retirement
休講 (kyuukou): lecture cancellation
帰休 (kikyuu): temporary lay-off
休刊 (kyuukan): suspension of publication
運休 (unkyuu): suspended service


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

わたし一人だけ休憩で職員室にいました.
watashi hitori dake kyuukei de shokuinshitsu ni imashita.
I was alone in the staff room taking a break.

彼は休息に多くの時間をあたえることになれていない.
kare wa kyuusoku ni ooku no jikan o ataeru koto ni narete inai.
He’s accustomed not to devote many hours to rest.

兵隊さんたちはどこかで休眠をとる必要がある.
heitai san tachi wa dokoka de kyuumin o toru hitsuyou ga aru.
The soldiers have to sleep somewhere.

なぜこの旅行をなさっているのです?休暇ですか?
naze kono ryokou o nasatte iru no desu. kyuuka desu ka.
Why are you taking this journey? A holiday?

夏休みはあまりにもあっけなく終わった.
natsuyasumi wa amari nimo akkenaku owatta.
The end of the summer vacation came too quickly for my liking.

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