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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 則 (soku)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 則 (soku)

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MEANING:

rule, follow, based on, model after

HOW TO READ:

On: soku
Kun: notto.ru

HOW TO REMEMBER:

The rules of this kingdom are made by those who have both money (貝) and sabers (刂).

WORDS:

則る (nottoru): to conform to
法則 (housoku): law, rule
変則 (hensoku): irregularity
規則 (kisoku): rules, regulations
正則 (seisoku): correct, proper
罰則 (bassoku): punishment, penalty
反則 (hansoku): foul play (sport)
校則 (kousoku): school regulations
原則 (gensoku): principle, general rule
即する (sokusuru): to agree with
規則的 (kisokuteki): systematic, routine
不規則 (fukisoku): irregularity


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

そいつはすこし変則ですな。
soitsu wa sukoshi hensoku desu na.
That’s rather irregular.

彼はきわめて規則的な人物だ。
kare wa kiwamete kisokuteki na jinbutsu da.
He is a very methodical person.

この原則を、こんどの場合に適用してみましょう。
kono gensoku o, kondo no baai ni tekiyou shite mimashou.
We will now apply this principle to the case in point.

鈴木の時間の不規則なのをよく知っている。
suzuki no jikan no fukisoku na no o yoku shitte iru.
I’m too familiar with the irregularity of Suzuki’s hours.

私は例外というものを認めない。例外は法則を紊すものだ。
watashi wa reigai to iu mono o mitomenai. reigai wa housoku o midasu mono da.
I never make exceptions. An exception disproves the rule.

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