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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 応 (ou)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 応 (ou)

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MEANING:

apply, answer, yes, OK, reply, accept

HOW TO READ:

On: ou, you, -nou
Kun: ata.ru, masani, kota.eru

HOW TO REMEMBER:

If you want to apply for this dangerous job, you’re gonna have to go live in a cave (广) for a month to strengthen your heart (心).

WORDS:

応援 (ouen): support, rooting, cheering
対応 (taiou): interaction, coping with
反応 (hannou): reaction, response
応答 (outou): reply, answer
順応 (junnou): adaptation, adjustment
応募 (oubo): application, enlistment
応対 (outai): receiving, dealing with
応分 (oubun): appropriate, reasonable
一応 (ichiou): once, just in case
応戦 (ousen): fighting back
相応 (souou): suitability, fitness
応用 (ouyou): application, applied
応急 (oukyuu): emergency, first-aid
応諾 (oudaku): consent, compliance
応酬 (oushuu): exchange, reciprocation
適応 (tekiou): adaptation, conformity
応じる (oujiru): to respond, to comply
応える (kotaeru): to respond, to answer
不相応 (fusouou): inappropriate
相応しい (fusawashii): appropriate, suitable


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

わたしも陰ながら応援してます。
watashi mo kage nagara ouen shitemasu.
I’ll be rooting for you secretly.

私たちはいまも考え方は似ているが、対応のしかたが違う。
watashitachi wa ima mo kangaekata wa nite iru ga, taiou no shikata ga chigau.
We still think alike but we react differently.

彼女は世の中の変化に自分から順応していける質の人ではないのだ。
kanojo wa yo no naka no henka ni jibun kara junnou shite ikeru tachi no hito dewa nai no da.
It is not in her delicate nature to adjust herself to change.

蝶は人間が気づきもしないようなごくわずかなにおいでも反応します。
chou wa ningen ga kizuki mo shinai you na goku wazukana nioi demo hannou shimasu.
Butterflies can react to faint smells that humans cannot even detect.

彼女は広告を見て応募し、娘のため家庭教師になった。
kanojo wa koukoku o mite oubo shi, musume no tame katei kyoushi ni natta.
She answered my advertisement and became a private tutor to my daughter.

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