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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 次 (ji)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 次 (ji)

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MEANING:

next, order, sequence

HOW TO READ:

On: ji, shi
Kun: tsugi, tsu.gu

HOW TO REMEMBER:

With the lack (欠) of ice (冫), we can’t make a cold drink. The next order’s gonna have to wait.

WORDS:

次 (tsugi): next, following
次に (tsugini): next, after that
次ぐ (tsugu): to rank next to
次第 (shidai): dependent upon
次男 (jinan): second son
次号 (jigou): next issue
二次 (niji): secondary, subordinate
次期 (jiki): next term, next period
順次 (junji): in order
次代 (jidai): next era
次元 (jigen): dimension
次回 (jikai): next time
次点 (jiten): runner-up
次女 (jijo): second daughter
次席 (jiseki): associate, junior
年次 (nenji): annual, fiscal year
次々 (tsugitsugi): one by one
次いで (tsuide): next, secondly
次第に (shidaini): gradually
野次馬 (yajiuma): curious onlookers
二次的 (nijiteki): secondary
取り次ぐ (toritsugu): to act as an agent for


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

彼の計画は次第にわかってきた。
kare no keikaku wa shidai ni wakatte kita.
His plans were gradually revealing themselves.

部屋の中のものを一つずつ順次検めた。
heya no naka no mono o hitotsu zutsu junji aratameta.
We examined every object in the room in turn.

彼女は三人の男の顔を次々に見廻した。
kanojo wa sannin no otoko no kao o tsugitsugi ni mimawashita.
She surveyed the three men’s faces one by one.

次の小さいテーブルには、鈴木が一人で坐っている。
tsugi no chiisai teeburu ni wa, suzuki ga hitori de suwatte iru.
At the next table, a small one, Suzuki is sitting alone.

今朝、番小屋のところで、大勢の野次馬がのぞきこんでいた。
kesa, bangoya no tokoro de, oozei no yajiuma ga nozokikonde ita.
There was a whole crowd staring in at the guard house this morning.

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