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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 差 (sa)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 差 (sa)

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MEANING:

distinction, difference, variation, discrepancy, margin, balance

HOW TO READ:

On: sa
Kun: sa.su, sa.shi

WORDS:

差 (sa): difference, variation
差す (sasu): to shine, to be visible
格差 (kakusa): disparity
差異 (sai): difference, gap
時差 (jisa): time difference
差益 (saeki): marginal profits
差別 (sabetsu): discrimination
差額 (sagaku): balance, difference
小差 (shousa): slight difference
指差す (yubisasu): to point at
目差し (manazashi): look, gaze
無差別 (musabetsu): indiscrimination
差出人 (sashidashinin): sender
交差点 (kousaten): crossing, intersection
差し止め (sashitome): prohibition, ban
差し出す (sashidasu): to present, to submit
差し挟む (sashihasamu): to insert, to interrupt
差し支え (sashitsukae): hindrance
差し引く (sashihiku): to deduct
差し込む (sashikomu): to insert
差し上げる (sashiageru): to give, to offer
差し伸べる (sashinoberu): to extend


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

愛があれば、年の差なんて関係ないでしょ!
ai ga areba, toshi no sa nante kankei nai desho.
Age doesn’t matter when it comes to love!

私は、泥棒が隠れていた場所を指差しました。
watashi wa, dorobou ga kakurete ita basho o yubisashimashita.
I pointed to the spot where the burglar had concealed himself.

手紙には日付がなく、差出人の住所も名も書いてない。
tegami ni wa hidzuke ga naku, sashidashinin no juusho mo na mo kaite nai.
The letter is undated, and without either signature or address.

人に期待どおりのものを差し出す義理は、人生にはない。
hito ni kitai doori no mono o sashidasu giri wa, jinsei niwa nai.
Life’s under no obligation to give us what we expect.

ジェームズはブラッドの報告もおちついて聞き、質問のひとつも差し挟まなかった。
jeemuzu wa buraddo no kono houkoku mo ochitsuite kiki, shitsumon no hitotsu mo sashihasamanakatta.
James had listened to Brad’s statement calmly, and had asked no questions.

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