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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 探 (tan)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 探 (tan)

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MEANING:

grope, search, look for

HOW TO READ:

On: tan
Kun: sagu.ru, saga.su

HOW TO REMEBER:

The crime scene investigators were digging through the dirt with their fingers (扌) to search for evidence. They found a crown (冖) and two human legs (儿) under the tree (木).

WORDS:


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探す (sagasu): to search, to seek
探る (saguru): to look for, to explore
探偵 (tantei): detective
探査 (tansa): probe, inquiry
探索 (tansaku): search, lookup
探求 (tankyuu): search, quest
探検 (tanken): exploration, expedition
探究 (tankyuu): research, investigation
厳探 (gentan): strict search
探知 (tanchi): detection
手探り (tesaguri): fumbling, groping
探し物 (sagashimono): object being sought
人探し (hitosagashi): searching for someone
粗探し (arasagashi): finding fault
探検家 (tankenka): explorer
探知機 (tanchiki): detector, locator
逆探知 (gyakutanchi): phone trace
探り出す (saguridasu): to spy out
探し出す (sagashidasu): to track down
探り当てる (saguriateru): to find out
探し回る (sagashimawaru): to search about for
探偵小説 (tanteishousetsu): detective story

EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

探偵小説の読みすぎだよ。
tantei shousetsu no yomisugi da yo.
You read too many detective stories.

山田は織田に探るような目を向けた。
yamada wa oda ni saguru you na me o muketa.
Yamada gave Oda a searching look.

まず庭園の探索から手をつけるべきだ。
mazu teien no tansaku kara te o tsukeru beki da.
First we must search the garden.

ここの主人に雇われた、ただの探偵だよ。
koko no shujin ni yatowareta, tada no tantei da yo.
I’m just a detective hired by the owner of this house.

彼はきょろきょろあたりを見廻して、何かを探した。
kare wa kyorokyoro atari o mimawashite, nanika o sagashita.
He looked round hurriedly, searching for something.

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