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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 悪 (aku)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 悪 (aku)

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MEANING:

bad, vice, rascal, false, evil, wrong

HOW TO READ:

On: aku, o
Kun: waru.i, waru-, a.shi, niku.i, -niku.i, aa, izukuni, izukunzo, niku.mu

HOW TO REMEMBER:

I have a bad heart (心) so I have to give up on my dream of traveling all over Asia (亜).

WORDS:

悪 (aku): evil, wickedness
悪い (warui): bad, poor, evil, inferior
憎悪 (zouo): hatred
悪夢 (akumu): nightmare, bad dream
悪魔 (akuma): devil, demon
悪化 (akka): deterioration
悪意 (akui): ill will, malice
悪寒 (okan): chill, shiver
悪事 (akuji): evil deed, crime
悪用 (akuyou): abuse, misuse
最悪 (saiaku): the worst
悪人 (akunin): villain, scoundrel
悪評 (akuhyou): bad reputation
悪戯 (itazura): mischief, prank
悪性 (akusei): malignancy
善悪 (zen’aku): good and evil
悪徳 (akutoku): vice, immorality
険悪 (ken’aku): dangerous, serious
悪臭 (akushuu): stink, bad odor
悪態 (akutai): abusive language
悪質 (akushitsu): bad quality, vicious
悪者 (warumono): bad fellow, rascal
悪気 (warugi): ill will, malice
凶悪 (kyouaku): atrocious, brutal
悪習 (akushuu): bad habit, vice
悪口 (waruguchi): insult, bad mouth
悪賢い (warugashikoi): cunning, sly
悪天候 (akutenkou): bad weather
嫌悪感 (ken’okan): unpleasant feelings
善し悪し (yoshiashi): good or bad


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

死ぬなんて口にするのは縁起が悪いのよ!
shinu nante kuchi ni suru no wa engi ga warui no yo.
It’s bad luck to speak of death!

そこがこの犯人の悪魔的な賢さなんですよ。
soko ga kono hannin no akumateki na kashikosa nan desu yo.
That’s where the killer was so devilishly clever!

あなたが思っているより、その男はずっと悪人かもしれない。
anata ga omotte iru yori, sono otoko wa zutto akunin kamoshirenai.
That man might be a greater scoundrel than you have possibly thought.

今彼女の熱い胸のなかには、憎悪以外のなにものも入る余地はなかった。
ima kanojo no atsui mune no naka niwa, zouo igai no nanimono mo hairu yochi wa nakatta.
There was no room in her hot heart now for anything but hatred.

私に隠し事することはないだろう。なにしろ、私はきみの最悪の部分もみているんだから。
watashi ni kakushigoto suru koto wa nai darou. nanishiro, watashi wa kimi no saiaku no bubun mo mite irun dakara.
You should have no secrets from me. Surely, I know the worst about you.

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