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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 底 (tei)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 底 (tei)

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MEANING:

bottom, sole, depth, bottom price, base, kind, sort

HOW TO READ:

On: tei
Kun: soko

HOW TO REMEMBER:

I put all my expired credit cards (氐) at the bottom of the cave (广).

WORDS:

底 (soko): bottom, sole
底値 (sokone): bottom price
徹底 (tettei): thoroughness, completeness
根底 (kontei): root, basis, foundation
底辺 (teihen): low class, low level
海底 (kaitei): bottom of the ocean
到底 (toutei): (cannot) possibly
底流 (teiryuu): bottom current
基底 (kitei): base, ground
心底 (shinsoko): one’s innermost depths
底力 (sokodjikara): latent energy
胸底 (kyoutei): the bottom of one’s heart
底なし (sokonashi): bottomless, infinite
底寒い (sokosamui): bitterly cold
底抜け (sokonuke): bottomless
徹底的 (tetteiteki): thorough, complete
不徹底 (futettei): inconsistent, illogical
底をつく (soko o tsuku): to run out of


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

木村は徹底した利己主義者だ。
kimura wa tettei shita rikoshugisha da.
Kimura is an absolutely selfish man.

僕は心の底から彼女が好きなんです。
boku wa kokoro no soko kara kanojo ga suki nan desu.
I love her devotedly.

一週間でこの家は徹底的に改造されてしまったわけですね。
isshuukan de kono ie wa tetteiteki ni kaizou sarete shimatta wake desu ne.
This house has quite transformed since last week.

これらの事柄が、私の胸底に醜悪な印象を残した。
korera no kotogara ga, watashi no kyoutei ni shuuaku na inshou o nokoshita.
The whole incident left a most ugly impression upon my mind.

小さい頃の思い出ほど人の根底を作り上げてしまうものはありません。
chiisai koro no omoide hodo hito no kontei o tsukuriagete shimau mono wa arimasen.
Nothing is ever so firmly impressed on the mind as the memory of our early childhood.

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