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

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

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MEANING:

stop, halt

HOW TO READ:

On: shi
Kun: to.maru, -do.mari, to.meru, -to.meru, -do.me, todo.meru, todo.me, todo.maru, ya.meru, ya.mu, -ya.mu, yo.su, -sa.su, -sa.shi

WORDS:

止む (yamu): to cease, to stop
禁止 (kinshi): prohibition, ban
阻止 (soshi): obstruction, hindrance
停止 (teishi): suspension, interruption
防止 (boushi): prevention, check
廃止 (haishi): abolition, repeal
制止 (seishi): control, restraint
中止 (chuushi): discontinuation
止まる (tomaru): to come to a halt
止める (yameru): to stop (an activity)
止める (tomeru): to stop, to turn off
止めどない (tomedonai): endless, ceaseless
差し止め (sashitome): prohibition, ban
引き止める (hikitomeru): to detain, to restrain
立ち止まる (tachidomaru): to stop, to halt
口止め料 (kuchidomeryou): hush money


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

戦争は防止できますよ。
sensou wa boushi dekimasu yo.
Wars are preventable.

明子は話すのを止めて唇をかんだ。
akiko wa hanasu no o yamete kuchibiru o kanda.
Akiko stopped talking and bit her lips.

二時半頃、突然電車が止まった。
nijihan goro, totsuzen densha ga tomatta.
At about half-past two the train came to a halt.

突然、彼は立ち止まって、じっと聞き耳を立てた。
totsuzen, kare wa tachidomatte, jitto kikimimi o tateta.
Suddenly he stopped dead and listened intently.

どうして警察があなたを引き止めたのか想像もつかない。
dou shite keisatsu ga anata o hikitometa no ka souzou mo tsukanai.
I can’t imagine why the police detained you.

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