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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 借 (shaku)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 借 (shaku)

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MEANING:

borrow, rent

HOW TO READ:

On: shaku
Kun: ka.riru

HOW TO REMEMBER:

That person (亻) borrowed a lot of money from me a long time ago (昔) and hasn’t given it back.

WORDS:

借り (kari): borrowing, debt
借りる (kariru): to borrow, to rent
借金 (shakkin): debt, loan
拝借 (haishaku): borrowing
借財 (shakuzai): loan, liability
借家 (shakuya): house for rent
賃借 (chinshaku): hiring, renting
借用 (shakuyou): borrowing, loan
貸借 (taishaku): lending and borrowing
借地 (shakuchi): leased land
借り手 (karite): borrower, tenant
間借り (magari): renting a room
借り主 (karinushi): borrower, debtor
借家人 (shakuyanin): tenant, renter


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

私は、木村に借りがあるのです。
watashi wa, kimura ni kari ga aru no desu.
I owe Kimura a debt.

私、お力を拝借に上りましたのよ。
watashi, ochikara o haishaku ni agarimashita no yo.
I have come to ask you to help me.

父が多額の借金を抱えて亡くなったの。
chichi ga tagaku no shakkin o kakaete nakunatta no.
My father died, leaving my family in heavy debt.

彼女は少しばかりのお金を借りに行ったんですよ。
kanojo wa sukoshi bakari no okane o kari ni ittan desu yo.
She wanted to borrow some money.

彼らは小舟を一隻、無断借用して、さっそく出発した。
karera wa kobune o isseki, mudan shakuyou shite, sassoku shuppatsu shita.
They borrowed a small boat without permission and got under way at once.

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