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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 撃 (geki)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 撃 (geki)

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MEANING:

beat, attack, defeat, conquer

HOW TO READ:

On: geki
Kun: u.tsu

HOW TO REMEMBER:

The missile (殳) in your car (車) will come in handy (手) when you get attacked.

WORDS:

撃つ (utsu): to shoot, to attack
射撃 (shageki): firing, shooting
打撃 (dageki): blow, shock, strike
攻撃 (kougeki): attack, strike, offensive
目撃 (mokugeki): observing, witnessing
反撃 (hangeki): counterattack
進撃 (shingeki): advance, charge
爆撃 (bakugeki): bombing (raid)
襲撃 (shuugeki): attack, charge, raid
迎撃 (geigeki): interception
砲撃 (hougeki): bombarding
撃破 (gekiha): crushing
直撃 (chokugeki): direct hit
撃墜 (gekitsui): shooting down
撃沈 (gekichin): sinking a ship
撃滅 (gekimetsu): destruction, annihilation
撃力 (gekiryoku): impulsive force
衝撃 (shougeki): shock, crash, impact
銃撃 (juugeki): shooting, gunning
目撃者 (mokugekisha): eye-witness, witness
撃ち合う (uchiau): to exchange gunfire
撃ち合い (uchiai): gunfight


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

私はピストルの射撃練習をしています。
watashi wa pisutoru no shageki renshuu o shite imasu.
I’m practicing shooting with my pistol.

「進撃の巨人」という漫画読んだことある?
shingeki no kyojin to iu manga yonda koto aru.
Have you read the manga “Attack on Titan?”

彼は大変打撃を受けたように見受けられた。
kare wa taihen dageki o uketa you ni miukerareta.
He seemed to have taken a huge blow.

電車の中で人が刺されたというのに、目撃者が一人もいないとは…
densha no naka de hito ga sasareta to iu noni, mokugekisha ga hitori mo inai to wa.
Someone was stabbed on a train yet no one saw anything…

白鳥はまるで津波の直撃を受けたあとのように呆然と椅子にへばりついていた。
shiratori wa marude tsunami no chokugeki o uketa ato no you ni bouzen to isu ni hebaritsuite ita.
Shiratori sat stunned on the chair as though a tidal wave had just passed over him.

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