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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 奇 (ki)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 奇 (ki)

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MEANING:

strange, strangeness, curiosity

HOW TO READ:

On: ki
Kun: ku.shiki, aya.shii, kushi, mezura.shii

HOW TO REMEMBER:

A St. Bernard dog (大) that can (可) talk is one strange dog.

WORDS:

奇異 (kii): odd, strange
綺麗 (kirei): pretty, lovely
奇蹟 (kiseki): miracle, wonder
奇数 (kisuu): odd number
奇怪 (kikai): strange, mysterious
奇声 (kisei): strange voice
奇術 (kijutsu): magic, conjuring
伝奇 (denki): romance (fiction)
奇形 (kikei): deformity
数奇 (suuki): misfortune
奇人 (kijin): odd fellow
奇行 (kikou): eccentricity
奇襲 (kishuu): surprise attack
奇妙 (kimyou): strange, queer, curious
奇抜 (kibatsu): novel, strange, eccentric
奇なる (kinaru): odd, strange, eccectric
好奇心 (koukishin): curiosity, inquisitiveness
奇怪しい (okashii): strange, odd, funny


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

私は好奇心でいっぱいだよ。
watashi wa koukishin de ippai da yo.
I am full of curiosity.

なんだか少し奇抜すぎるようだね。
nandaka sukoshi kibatsu suguri you da ne.
This is surely rather fanciful.

中村は不意に奇怪な考えに襲われた。
nakamura wa fui ni kikai na kangae ni osowareta.
A strange idea suddenly occurred to Nakamura.

古屋敷が新邸に変わってしまったんだから、これは奇蹟ですよ。
furu yashiki ga shintei ni kawatte shimattan dakara. kore wa kiseki desu yo.
It seems quite miraculous to make a new house out of an old one.

中に書いてあることがどんなに奇妙なことでも、その手紙の通りに間違いなく行動して下さい。
naka ni kaite aru koto ga donna ni kimyou na koto demo, sono tegami no toori ni machigai naku koudou shite kudasai.
Do exactly what the letter bids you, however strange it may appear.

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