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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 全 (zen)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 全 (zen)

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MEANING:

whole, entire, all, complete, fulfill

HOW TO READ:

On: zen
Kun: matta.ku, sube.te

HOW TO REMEMBER:

The fat king (王) takes up the whole space under his umbrella (𠆢).

Story credit: kanji.koohii.com/study/kanji/全

WORDS:

全て (subete): everything, all
全く (mattaku): really, truly
安全 (anzen): safety, security
全然 (zenzen): wholly, entirely
全身 (zenshin): whole body
全員 (zen’in): all members
保全 (hozen): preservation
全面 (zenmen): whole surface
全体 (zentai): whole, entirety
全域 (zeniki): the whole area
全治 (zenchi): complete recovery
全社 (zensha): whole company
全文 (zenbun): full text
全日 (zenjitsu): all days
全滅 (zenmetsu): annihilation
全集 (zenshuu): complete works
全力 (zenryoku): all one’s power
全額 (zengaku): full amount, sum
全権 (zenken): full authority
全勝 (zenshou): complete victory
健全 (kenzen): health, soundness
不全 (fuzen): incomplete, imperfect
完全 (kanzen): perfection, completeness
全貌 (zenbou): whole story, full picture
万全 (banzen): perfection, flawlessness
全国 (zenkoku): countrywide, nationwide


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

彼女は冷静さを完全に失っていた。
kanojo wa reiseisa o kanzen ni ushinatte ita.
She has completely lost her composure.

私は実業の経験は全然ありません。
watashi wa jitsugyou no keiken wa zenzen arimasen.
I have no experience of business.

彼女の存在は、安全をもたらしていたのだ。
kanojo no sonzai wa, anzen o motarashite ita no da.
Her presence has spelt security.

寝室のドアが全部、内側から閂がかかっていた。
shinshitsu no doa ga zenbu, uchigawa kara kannuki ga kakatte ita.
All the doors of the bedroom were bolted on the inside.

写真全体がぼやけているのに、気がおつきだったでしょう。
shashin zentai ga boyakete iru no ni, ki ga otsuki datta deshou.
You may have noticed a sort of blur extending all across the picture.

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