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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 汚 (o)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 汚 (o)

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MEANING:

dirty, pollute, disgrace, defile

HOW TO READ:

On: o
Kun: kega.su, kega.reru, kega.rawashii, yogo.su, yogo.reru, kitana.i

HOW TO REMEMBER:

The hunter washes his dirty snare and spike (亐) with water (氵).

WORDS:

汚れ (yogore): dirt, filth
汚い (kitanai): dirty, filthy
汚れ (kegare): disgrace, shame
汚す (yogosu): to pollute, to contaminate
汚点 (oten): stain, blot
汚名 (omei): stigma, dishonor
汚物 (obutsu): filth, waste
汚濁 (odaku): pollution, corruption
汚吏 (ori): corrupt official
汚泥 (odei): dirty mud
汚染 (osen): pollution, contamination
汚職 (oshoku): corruption
汚水 (osui): sewage, filthy water
汚れる (yogoreru): to get dirty
面汚し (tsurayogoshi): disgrace, shame
口汚い (kuchigitanai): foul-mouthed
汚れ役 (yogoreyaku): role of a villain
汚らしい (kitanarashii): dirty-looking
汚らわしい (kegarawashii): filthy, dirty
薄汚れる (usuyogoreru): to get slightly dirty


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

ちっぽけな薄汚れたパブだった。
chippoke na usuyogoreta pabu datta.
It was a small, slightly dirty pub.

刃には錆のような汚点がついている。
yaiba ni wa sabi no you na oten ga tsuite iru.
The blade is stained with what looks like rust.

彼の帽子はボロボロで、とても汚らしかった。
kare no boushi wa boroboro de, totemo kitanarashikatta.
His hat was torn and dirty.

私は家に帰り、さっと汚れを洗い落とした。
watashi ie ni kaeri, satto yogore o araiotoshita.
I went home and quickly washed off the dirt.

子供たちの衣服は泥でべっとり汚れている。
kodomotachi no ifuku wa doro de bettori yogorete iru.
The children’s clothes are stained with mud.

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