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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 欠 (ketsu)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 欠 (ketsu)

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MEANING:

lack, gap, fail, yawning

HOW TO READ:

On: ketsu, ken
Kun: ka.keru, ka.ku

WORDS:

欠く (kaku): to lack, to break
欠伸 (akubi): yawn, yawning
欠点 (ketten): fault, weak point
欠陥 (kekkan): defect, fault
欠員 (ketsuin): vacant position
欠如 (ketsujo): lack, deficiency
欠損 (kesson): deficit, shortage
欠席 (kesseki): absence, non-attendance
金欠 (kinketsu): run out of money
欠片 (kakera): fragment, splinter
欠字 (ketsuji): omitted word
欠落 (ketsuraku): missing, lacking
欠乏 (ketsubou): want, shortage
出欠 (shukketsu): attendance
欠勤 (kekkin): absence (from work)
欠かす (kakasu): to miss (doing)
欠ける (kakeru): to be lacking
不可欠 (fukaketsu): indispensable


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

私は、何の欠陥も発見できなかった。
watashi wa, nan no kekkan mo hakken dekinakatta.
I could find nothing amiss.

木村が急に欠席してしまった。
kimura ga kyuu ni kesseki shite shimatta.
Kimura failed to attend at the last minute.

僕は自分の欠点を認めているんだ。
boku wa jibun no ketten o mitomete irun da.
I recognize my own weakness.

私、彼の出る映画は欠かさないのよ。
watashi, kare no deru eiga wa kakasanai no yo.
I never miss any movie he’s in.

私は、四囲の雰囲気に、感情的なものが欠けているのに気がついた。
watashi wa, shii no fun’iki ni, kanjouteki na mono ga kakete iru noni ki ga tsuita.
I realized that there was an emotional lack in the atmosphere.

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