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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 助 (jo)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 助 (jo)

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MEANING:

help, rescue, assist

HOW TO READ:

On: jo
Kun: tasu.keru, tasu.karu, su.keru, suke

HOW TO REMEMBER:

I’m not strong (力) enough to move this bookshelf (且) all by myself. I need your help.

WORDS:

助け (tasuke): assistance, help, aid
援助 (enjo): assistance, aid
助言 (jogen): advice, suggestion
助手 (joshu): helper, assistant
救助 (kyuujo): relief, aid, rescue
助成 (josei): assisting, aiding
扶助 (fujo): aid, help, support
介助 (kaijo): help, assistance
補助 (hojo): assistance, support
賛助 (sanjo): support, patronage
助教 (jokyou): assistant teacher
互助 (gojo): mutual aid
自助 (jijo): self-help
助演 (joen): co-star
助長 (jochou): promotion, fostering
助詞 (joshi): particle, postposition
助力 (joryoku): assistance, support
助ける (tasukeru): to help, to save, to rescue
助かる (tasukaru): to be saved, to be rescued
助っ人 (suketto): helper, supporter
助け舟 (tasukebune): timely help, lifeboat
助教授 (jokyouju): assistant professor
助産婦 (josanpu): midwife
助手席 (joshuseki): passenger seat
助け出す (tasukedasu): to help out, to extricate
助け合う (tasukeau): to help each other


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

わたしは彼らの助けは欲しくないの。
watashi wa karera no tasuke wa hoshikunai no.
I don’t want their help.

有益なご助言に感謝いたします。
yuueki na gojogen ni kansha itashimasu.
I appreciate your good advice.

一瞬彼は助かるかもしれないと思った。
isshun kare wa tasukaru kamoshirenai to omotta.
For a moment he thought he was saved.

俺たちは船を助けるためにできるだけのことはしたんだ。今度は人間を助けなくちゃならねえ。
oretachi wa fune o tasukeru tame ni dekiru dake no koto wa shitan da. kondo wa ningen o tasukenakucha naranee.
We have tried to save the ship, let us now save ourselves.

その坊やは無事だ!少々火傷を負ってはいるが、消防隊員に助け出されて病院で寝てるよ。
sono bouya wa buji da. shoushou yakedo o otte wa iru ga, shoubou taiin ni tasukedasarete byouin de neteru yo.
That boy is safe! He had some minor burns, but he was rescued by a firefighter and is sleeping at the hospital.

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