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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 情 (jou)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 情 (jou)

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MEANING:

feelings, emotion, passion, sympathy, circumstances, facts

HOW TO READ:

On: jou, sei
Kun: nasa.ke

HOW TO REMEMBER:

Feeling blue is a state of mind where you’re dominated by your feelings.

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

WORDS:

情け (nasake): pity, sympathy
感情 (kanjou): emotion, feeling
情報 (jouhou): information, news
苦情 (kujou): complaint, troubles
情緒 (joucho): emotion, feeling
愛情 (aijou): love, affection
情景 (joukei): spectacle, scene
陳情 (chinjou): petition, appeal
人情 (ninjou): humanity, empathy
友情 (yuujou): friendship, fellowship
政情 (seijou): political situation
情実 (joujitsu): real situations
心情 (shinjou): emotions, sentiment
同情 (doujou): sympathy, compassion
事情 (jijou): circumstances, situation
強情 (goujou): obstinacy, stubbornness
表情 (hyoujou): facial expression
情熱 (jounetsu): passion, enthusiasm
情報源 (jouhougen): source of information
感情的 (kanjouteki): emotional, sentimental
情けない (nasakenai): miserable, pitiable
情け深い (nasakebukai): tender-hearted


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

あんたが年寄りで頑固なら、俺は若くて強情だ。
anta ga toshiyori de ganko nara, ore wa wakakute goujou da.
You are old and obstinate, I am young and wilful.

僕は君を襲った不幸に心から同情しているんだ。
boku wa kimi o osotta fukou ni kokoro kara doujou shite irun da.
I feel deeply for your misfortunes.

老人の目が、限りなくやさしい表情を見せた。
roujin no me ga, kagirinaku yasashii hyoujou o miseta.
The old man’s eyes beamed with an expression of gentle affection.

彼のような種類の人間にわたしが抱く感情と言えば、憐れみしかない。
kare no you na shurui no ningen ni watashi ga idaku kanjou to ieba, awaremi shika nai.
My only emotion toward him and his kind is pity.

私の元にはあらゆる情報が入ってくるんだよ…公表されてようと、されてまいとね…
watashi no moto ni wa arayuru jouhou ga haitte kurun da yo. kouhyou sarete you to, sarete mai to ne.
I have my sources for information whether it’s public or not!

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