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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 作 (saku)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 作 (saku)

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MEANING:

make, production, prepare, build

HOW TO READ:

On: saku, sa
Kun: tsuku.ru, tsuku.ri, -dzuku.ri

HOW TO REMEMBER:

This man (亻)’s saw (乍) is broken. Can you make a new one for him?

WORDS:

作 (saku): work, production
作る (tsukuru): to make, to produce
作り (tsukuri): making, producing
発作 (hossa): fit, spasm
動作 (dousa): action, movements
作用 (sayou): action, operation
造作 (zousa): trouble, difficulty
作家 (sakka): author, writer
作法 (sahou): manners, etiquette
操作 (sousa): operation, management
作業 (sagyou): work, operation
制作 (seisaku): work, production
作成 (sakusei): creating, making
原作 (gensaku): original work
新作 (shinsaku): new work
作者 (sakusha): author, writer
工作 (kousaku): handicraft, work
作物 (sakumotsu): produce, crops
作文 (sakubun): writing, composition
作品 (sakuhin): work, production
作戦 (sakusen): tactics, strategy
手作り (tedzukuri): handmade
作り話 (tsukuribanashi): made-up story
無造作 (muzousa): casual, careless
無作法 (busahou): ill-mannered, rude
副作用 (fukusayou): side effect
造作なく (zousanaku): without difficulty
作り笑い (tsukuriwarai): forced laugh
礼儀作法 (reigisahou): etiquette, courtesy
作り立てる (tsukuritateru): to decorate


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

これが私たちの立てた作戦だ。
kore ga watashitachi no tateta sakusen da.
This is part of our plan.

あなたは、何て無作法な方でしょう。
anata wa, nante busahou na kata deshou.
You are such a rude man.

この訴訟はきっと造作なくかたづくだろう。
kono soshou wa kitto zousanaku katazuku darou.
This lawsuit will be dealt with without difficulty.

石田は紙包みを無造作にポケットにすべりこませた。
ishida wa kamizutsumi o muzousa ni poketto ni suberikomaseta.
Ishida slipped the paper package negligently into his pocket.

私は、多分彼は発作でも起こしたのだと思いました。
watashi wa, tabun kare wa hossa demo okoshita no da to omoimashita.
I thought he had had a fit, perhaps.

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