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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 家 (ka)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 家 (ka)

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MEANING:

house, home, family, professional, expert, performer

HOW TO READ:

On: ka, ke
Kun: ie, ya, uchi

HOW TO REMEMBER:

This house (宀) looks like a pig (豕) sty. Don’t you ever clean it?

WORDS:

家 (ie): house, family
家具 (kagu): furniture
家賃 (yachin): rent
旧家 (kyuuka): old family
一家 (ikka): a house, a family
家系 (kakei): family lineage
国家 (kokka): state, country
家出 (iede): leaving home
作家 (sakka): author, writer
家族 (kazoku): family, members of a family
家庭 (katei): home, family, household
農家 (nouka): farmer, farm family
家事 (kaji): housework, domestic chores
大家 (ooya): landlord, landlady
家屋 (kaoku): house, building
家内 (kanai): (my) wife, inside the home
家々 (ieie): every house or family
家畜 (kachiku): livestock, cattle
画家 (gaka): painter, artist
家名 (kamei): family name, family honour
家計 (kakei): household economy
実家 (jikka): (one’s parents’) home
家探し (yasagashi): searching an entire house
慈善家 (jizenka): charitable person
専門家 (senmonka): specialist, expert
楽天家 (rakutenka): optimist, easy-going person
家庭的 (kateiteki): family-oriented
浪費家 (rouhika): spendthrift
家政婦 (kaseifu): housekeeper, maid
評論家 (hyouronka): critic, commentator
政治家 (seijika): politician, statesman
空想家 (kuusouka): visionary
運動家 (undouka): activist
理想家 (risouka): idealist
芸術家 (geijutsuka): artist
家庭生活 (kateiseikatsu): domestic life
家庭教師 (kaiteikyoushi): private tutor


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

彼の部屋は、からっぽで、家具もありません。
kare no heya wa, karappo de, kagu mo arimasen.
His room is empty and unfurnished.

私はこの家の前であの男に会った。
watashi wa kono ie no mae de ano otoko ni atta.
I met that man in front of this house.

このアパートは二回も家探しされたのよ。
kono apaato wa nikai mo yasagashi sareta no yo.
This apartment has been searched twice.

彼らはセンチメンタルで、理想家すぎるのです。
karera wa senchimentaru de, risouka sugiru no desu.
They’re too sentimental and idealistic.

ご家族のほかの方たちの意見は、どうなんですか?
gokazoku no hoka no katatachi no iken wa, dou nan desu ka.
Can you tell me the views of the other members of the family?

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