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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 意 (i)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 意 (i)

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MEANING:

idea, mind, heart, taste, thought, desire, care, liking

HOW TO READ:

On: i

HOW TO REMEMBER:

When you come up with a good business idea, you get so excited that you can hear the sound (音) of your heart (心) pounding.

WORDS:

用意 (youi): preparation
意味 (imi): meaning
得意 (tokui): one’s strong point
敵意 (tekii): hostility
意志 (ishi): will, volition
意見 (iken): opinion, view
意地 (iji): stubborness
故意 (koi): intention, purpose
意識 (ishiki): consciousness
注意 (chuui): caution, being careful
同意 (doui): agreement, consent
意向 (ikou): intention, idea
意外 (igai): unexpected, surprising
好意 (koui): good will


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意欲 (iyoku): will, desire
決意 (ketsui): determination
意思 (ishi): intention, purpose
誠意 (seii): sincerity, good faith
辞意 (jii): intention to resign
意気 (iki): spirit, heart
真意 (shin’i): real intention
意図 (ito): intention, aim
熱意 (netsui): zeal, enthusiasm
悪意 (akui): ill will
意義 (igi): meaning, significance
合意 (goui): agreement, consent
不意に (fui ni): suddenly, abruptly
注意深く (chuuibukaku): cautiously, carefully

EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

彼が離婚に同意してくれた。
kare ga rikon ni doui shite kureta.
He agreed to a divorce.

あの言葉には、どんな意味があるのだろう?
ano kotoba niwa, donna imi ga aru no darou.
What do those words mean?

彼の注意深く、心をこめた態度は、けっして変わらなかった。
kare no chuuibukaku, kokoro o kometa taido wa, kesshite kawaranakatta.
His watchful and attentive manner never changed.

立派な仕事への夏子の熱意が、強すぎたのです。
rippa na shigoto e no natsuko no netsui ga, tsuyosugita no desu.
Her zeal for good works was too great.

山田はそうたやすく意志を曲げなかった。
yamada wa sou tayasuku ishi o magenakatta.
Yamada’s determination was not so easily turned.

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