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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 恐 (kyou)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 恐 (kyou)

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MEANING:

fear, dread, awe

HOW TO READ:

On: kyou
Kun: oso.reru, oso.ru, oso.roshii, kowa.i, kowa.garu

HOW TO REMEMBER:

If your heart (心) surgeon is mediocre (凡) in his craft (工), you have plenty of reason to fear.

Story credit: kanji.koohii.com/study/kanji/恐

WORDS:

恐い (kowai): scary, frightening
恐れ (osore): fear, horror, anxiety
恐怖 (kyoufu): fear, dread, dismay
恐喝 (kyoukatsu): blackmail, extortion
恐懼 (kyouku): being struck with awe
恐縮 (kyoushuku): feeling grateful
恐々 (kowagowa): fearfully, timidly
恐慌 (kyoukou): panic, scare
恐竜 (kyouryuu): dinosaur
恐悦 (kyouetsu): delight
恐らく (osoraku): perhaps, likely
怖がる (kowagaru): to be afraid of
恐れる (osoreru): to fear, to be afraid of
恐怖心 (kyoufushin): fear, terror
恐怖症 (kyoufushou): morbid fear, phobia
恐ろしい (osoroshii): terrible, dreadful
恐るべき (osorubeki): dreadful, terrible
恐れ入る (osoreiru): to be sorry
恐れ多い (osoreooi): awesome
恐れ戦く (osoreononoku): to tremble with fear
恐怖映画 (kyoufueiga): horror film


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

これは単なる陰謀などではないことを恐れております。
kore wa tannaru inbou nado dewa nai koto o osorete orimasu.
I fear it is more than a plot.

恐怖のあまり悲鳴を上げる力さえなくしていた。
kyoufu no amari himei o ageru chikara sae naku shite ita.
Terror had deprived me even of the power of uttering a cry.

恐れの意味を知らないあなたには、理解させられないんだよ。
osore no imi o shiranai anata niwa, rikai saserarenain da yo.
I can’t make you understand because you don’t know the meaning of fear.

わたしにとって最も恐ろしいのは秘密が暴露されることではない。
watashi ni totte mottomo osoroshii no wa himitsu ga bakuro sareru koto dewa nai.
I dread not so much the revelation of the secret.

あなたの恐れている事は、必ず起こるでしょう。しかも、おそらく、あなたの思っているより早く…
anata no osorete iru koto wa, kanarazu okoru deshou. shikamo, anata no omotte iru yori hayaku.
The thing you dread will indeed come to pass… And perhaps sooner than you think.

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