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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 支 (shi)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 支 (shi)

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MEANING:

branch, support, sustain, branch radical (no. 65)

HOW TO READ:

On: shi
Kun: sasa.eru, tsuka.eru

WORDS:

支え (sasae): support, prop
支持 (shiji): support, holding up
支部 (shibu): branch, subdivision
支援 (shien): support, aid
支店 (shiten): branch store
支配 (shihai): domination, rule
支給 (shikyuu): provision, supply
支障 (shishou): obstacle, hindrance
支度 (shitaku): preparation
支社 (shisha): branch office
支出 (shishitsu): expenditure
収支 (shuushi): income and expenditure
支える (sasaeru): to support, to prop
支える (tsukkaeru): to get stuck
支払い (shiharai): payment
支払う (shiharau): to pay
支配人 (shihainin): manager, executive
支配的 (shihaiteki): dominant, ruling
支配者 (shihaisha): governor, ruler
支配下 (shihaika): under control


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

税金を支払うのは今年だけじゃない。
zeikin o shiharau no wa kotoshi dake janai.
It’s not only for this year that I’ll need to pay tax.

わたしの生活が赤ちゃんに支配されていく。
watashi no seikatsu wa akachan ni shihai sarete iku.
My life is being controlled by my baby.

長いこと、わたしは彼の愛を支えに生きてきた。
nagai koto, watashi wa kare no ai o sasae ni ikite kita.
I had relied upon his love for so long.

彼女に憎まれながらも彼が陰でずっと支えてきた。
kanojo ni nikumare nagaramo kare ga kage de zutto sasaete kita.
Even though she hated him, he had always been secretly supporting her.

高木だって、自分が命を捧げた大義をあなたにも支援してほしいはずですよ。
takagi datte, jibun ga inochi o sasageta taigi o anata ni mo shien shite hoshii hazu desu yo.
I know Takagi would like you to help the Cause he died for.

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