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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 住 (juu)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 住 (juu)

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MEANING:

dwell, reside, live, inhabit

HOW TO READ:

On: juu, chuu
Kun: su.mu, su.mau, -zu.mai

HOW TO REMEMBER:

That man (亻) loves collecting candles. His dwelling is full of candlesticks (主).

WORDS:

住む (sumu): to live, to reside
居住 (kyojuu): residence
住居 (sumai): dwelling, house
移住 (ijuu): immigration
住所 (juusho): address, residence
住宅 (juutaku): residence, housing
在住 (zaijuu): residing, living
安住 (anjuu): living peacefully
定住 (teijuu): settlement
住人 (juunin): dweller, inhabitant
住民 (juumin): citizens, residents
永住 (eijuu): permanent residence
住まい (sumai): dwelling, house
住まう (sumau): to live, to reside
現住所 (genjuusho): present address
住所録 (juushoroku): address book
住宅難 (juutakunan): housing shortage
住み込む (sumikomu): to live in
住み心地 (sumigokochi): comfort (in living place)


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

以前は、どちらにお住まいでした?
izen wa, dochira ni osumai deshita.
Where did you live before?

彼女は大きな邸の中に住んでいる。
kanojo wa ooki na yashiki no naka ni sunde iru.
She’s living in a big mansion.

田中博士のお住居はこちらですか?
tanaka hakase no osumai wa kochira desu ka.
Does Dr. Tanaka live here?

あなたの姓名と住所を教えてください。
anata no seimei to juusho o oshiete kudasai.
Please tell me your full name and address.

祖母のところへ行って、一緒に住まなければならない。
sobo no tokoro e itte, issho ni sumanakereba naranai.
I have to go and live with my grandmother.

お宅には、他には誰も住み込んではいませんでしたか?
otaku niwa, hoka niwa daremo sumikonde wa imasen deshita ka.
And no one else lived in your house?

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