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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 暗 (an)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 暗 (an)

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MEANING:

darkness, disappear, shade, informal, grow dark, be blinded

HOW TO READ:

On: an
Kun: kura.i, kura.mu, kure.ru

HOW TO REMEMBER:

The sun (日) went down and I could no longer hear any sound (音) on the street. It was all darkness.

WORDS:

暗い (kurai): dark, gloomy
暗に (anni): implicitly
暗む (kuramu): to be dazzled by
暗号 (angou): code, password
暗闇 (kurayami): darkness, the dark
暗誦 (anshou): recitation
暗記 (anki): memorization
暗黙 (anmoku): implicit
真暗 (makkura): total darkness
暗合 (angou): coincidence
暗証 (anshou): code, cipher
暗殺 (ansatsu): assassination
暗示 (anji): hint, suggestion
暗夜 (an’ya): dark night
明暗 (meian): light and darkness
暗がり (kuragari): darkness
薄暗い (usugurai): dim, gloomy
無暗に (muyamini): thoughtlessly


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

通路は広かったが真暗であった。
tsuuro wa hirokatta ga makkura de atta.
The path was wide but dark.

暗がりで犬の動くのが感じられた。
kuragari de inu no ugoku no ga kanjirareta.
I felt the dog shift in the darkness.

山本は立ち上がって暗い庭へ出て行った。
yamamoto wa tachiagatte kurai niwa e dete itta.
Yamamoto got up and moved away into the dark garden.

僕は柱をたてにして、暗闇の中に身をひそめた。
boku wa hashira o tate ni shite, kurayami no naka ni mi o hisometa.
I hid in the dark behind a column.

これは恐ろしく助けとなり、また暗示を与えてくれるのです。
kore wa osoroshiku tasuke to nari, mata anji o ataete kureru no desu.
This is terrifically helpful and suggestive.

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