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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 暴 (bou)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 暴 (bou)

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MEANING:

outburst, rave, fret, force, violence, cruelty, outrage

HOW TO READ:

On: bou, baku
Kun: aba.ku, aba.reru

HOW TO REMEMBER:

I made my son stay at home all day (日) to string together (共) rice grains (氺), so he had an outburst.

WORDS:

暴く (abaku): to expose, to divulge
粗暴 (sobou): wild, rude
暴行 (boukou): assault, outrage
暴露 (bakuro): disclosure, expose
乱暴 (ranbou): rude, violent, rough
暴動 (boudou): riot, rebellion
暴走 (bousou): running wildly
無暴 (mubou): reckless, rash
暴君 (boukun): tyrant, despot
暴利 (bouri): excessive profits
暴風 (boufuu): storm, windstorm
暴徒 (bouto): insurgent
暴言 (bougen): reckless remark
狂暴 (kyoubou): rage, frenzy
暴虐 (bougyaku): tyranny, atrocity
暴力 (bouryoku): violence, mayhem
暴落 (bouraku): slump, heavey fall
凶暴 (kyoubou): brutal, atrocious
暴挙 (boukyo): violence, reckless action
暴騰 (boutou): sudden rise, skyrocketing
暴れる (abareru): to act violently
暴れ回る (abaremawaru): to rampage
暴力団 (bouryokudan): gangster orginization, band of thugs
自暴自棄 (jiboujiki): despair, desperation


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

あんたねえ、その暴力に訴えるのを止めなさいよ。
anta nee, sono bouryoku ni uttaeru no o yamenasai yo.
Can you stop being so abusive?

高木は暴行罪に問われ、十年の刑に処せられた。
takagi wa boukouzai ni toware, juunen no kei ni shoserareta.
Takagi was charged with assault and sentenced to 10 years in prison.

あの秘密を誰が暴露したにせよ、それはたぶん敵がしたことだろう。
ano himitsu o dare ga bakuro shita nise yo, sore wa tabun teki ga shita koto darou.
Whoever exposed that secret, he must be your enemy.

わたしだって犬は昔から苦手で、おだやかなことこの上ない犬でも凶暴に思える。
watashi datte inu wa mukashi kara nigate de, odayaka na koto kono ue nai inu demo kyoubou ni omoeru.
I have always feared dogs, even the mildest dog seems sinister to me.

チャーリーが決まって娘の味方をし、どんなにばかげた望みでも叶えてやり、どんなに乱暴なふるまいをしても許してしまう。
chaarii ga kimatte musume no mikata o shi, donna ni bakageta nozomi de mo kanaete yari, donna ni ranbou na furumai o shite mo yurushite shimau.
Charlie always sides with his daughter, no matter how foolish her desires or how outrageous her behavior.

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