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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 念 (nen)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 念 (nen)

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MEANING:

wish, sense, idea, thought, feeling, desire, attention

HOW TO READ:

On: nen

HOW TO REMEMBER:

My only wish now (今) is to win his heart (心).

WORDS:

念じる (nenjiru): to have in mind
残念 (zannen): regret, disappointment
観念 (kannen): idea, notion
記念 (ki’nen): commemoration
信念 (shinnen): belief, faith
断念 (dannen): giving up
疑念 (gi’nen): doubtful, suspicious
懸念 (kenen): worry, fear
入念 (nyuunen): careful, elaborate
念願 (nengan): heart’s desire
概念 (gainen): general idea, concept
念力 (nenriki): will-power
丹念 (tannen): assiduity, diligence
念頭 (nentou): (on one’s) mind
無念 (munen): chagrin, regret
専念 (sennen): absorption
妄念 (mounen): obstructive thought
念入り (nen’iri): careful, scrupulous


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

それは残念なことです。
sore wa zannen na koto desu.
That’s a pity.

私の信念は少しも変えません。
watashi no shinnen wa sukoshi mo kaemasen.
My belief is quite unaltered.

私は、その警告を、念頭からすててしまった。
watashi wa, sono keikoku o, nentou kara sutete shimatta.
I paid no heed to the warning.

あの女は明らかに疑念を抱いた。
ano onna wa akiraka ni gi’nen o daita.
That woman was clearly doubtful and suspicious.

彼女は善悪の観念のない女なんです。
kanojo wa zen’aku no kannen no nai onna nan desu.
She has no sense of right or wrong.

彼は念入りにつくり上げた建築物をこわしてしまった。
kare wa nen’iri ni tsukuriageta kenchikubutsu o kowashite shimatta.
He demolished his carefully built up edifice.

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