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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 刑 (kei)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 刑 (kei)

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MEANING:

punish, penalty, sentence, punishment

HOW TO READ:

On: kei

HOW TO REMEMBER:

Both your hands (开) will be cut off with a saber (刂) as punishment for your crime.

WORDS:

刑す (keisu): to punish
処刑 (shokei): execution
受刑 (jukei): punishment
死刑 (shikei): death penalty
刑期 (keiki): prison term
刑事 (keiji): (police) detective
刑法 (keihou): criminal law
実刑 (jikkei): jail sentence
刑徒 (keito): condemned person
火刑 (kakei): burning at the stake
刑罰 (keibatsu): penalty, punishment
求刑 (kyuukei): recommended sentence
極刑 (kyokkei): capital punishment
刑死 (keishi): death by execution
刑務所 (keimusho): prison, penitentiary
絞首刑 (koushukei): death by hanging
刑務官 (keimukan): prison guard
終身刑 (shuushinkei): life imprisonment
禁固刑 (kinkokei): (penalty of) imprisonment
死刑宣告 (shikeisenkoku): death sentence


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

二人の刑事は大股に歩み去った。
futari no keiji wa oomata ni ayumisatta.
The two detectives strode away.

処刑日はこれから決まる。
shokeibi wa kore kara kimaru.
The execution date is to be fixed.

彼は、私と同じように、死刑の宣告を受けたのだ。
kare wa, watashi to onaji you ni, shikei no senkoku o uketa no da.
He has had a death sentence pronounced upon him as I have.

他の人には刑罰になっても、あいつには効かないんだ。
hoka no hito niwa keibatsu ni natte mo, aitsu niwa kikanain da.
It’s not a punishment for him like it is for the others.

おとなしくここにいて、絞首刑になるのを待ってなんかいるもんですか。
otonashiku koko ni ite, koushukei ni naru no o matte nanka iru mon desu ka.
I’m not going to stay here tamely and wait to be hanged.

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