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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 妬 (to)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 妬 (to)

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MEANING:

jealous, envy

HOW TO READ:

On: to, tsu
Kun: neta.mu, sone.mu, tsumo.ru, fusa.gu

HOW TO REMEMBER:

The jealous woman (女) is throwing stones (石) at the man who cheated on her.

WORDS:


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妬く (yaku): to be jealous of
妬み (netami): jealousy, envy
妬心 (toshin): jealousy
妬む (netamu): to be jealous of, to envy
嫉妬 (shitto): jealousy, envy
嫉妬心 (shittoshin): jealous feeling
妬ましい (netamashii): jealous, envious
嫉妬深い (shittobukai): deeply jealous
嫉妬の炎 (shitto no honoo): flames of jealousy
やきもちを妬く (yakimochi o yaku): to be jealous

EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

君、やきもち妬いてるんだ。
kimi, yakimochi yaiterun da.
You’re just jealous.

妬いていると思っていいのかな?
yaite iru to omotte ii no ka na.
Dare I hope that you’re jealous?

君を妬んでいるものはいるだろう。
kimi o netande iru mono wa iru darou.
There must be people who are jealous of you.

嫉妬をやくのは愛している証拠ですよ。
shitto o yaku no wa aishite iru shouko desu yo.
Jealousy indicates affection.

あなたは自分の理解できないものを妬む人なのよ。
anata wa jibun no rikai dekinai mono o netamu hito na no yo.
You are jealous of something you can’t understand.

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