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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 激 (geki)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 激 (geki)

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MEANING:

violent, get excited, enraged, chafe, incite

HOW TO READ:

On: geki
Kun: hage.shii

HOW TO REMEMBER:

The taskmaster (攵) threw his white (白) compass (方) violently into the water (氵).

WORDS:

激怒 (gekido): rage, indignation
激減 (gekigen): dropping sharply
過激 (kageki): extreme, radical
激励 (gekirei): encouragement
刺激 (shigeki): stimulus, impetus
急激 (kyuugeki): sudden, radical
激化 (gekika): intensification
激増 (gekizou): sudden increase
激務 (gekimu): exhausting work
激変 (gekihen): sudden change
激昂 (gekkou): excited
激突 (gekitotsu): crash into
激戦 (gekisen): fierce battle
激烈 (gekiretsu): violence, fury
激動 (gekidou): terrible shock
激発 (gekihatsu): fit, outburst
激甚 (gekijin): intenseness, violence
激情 (gekijou): violent emotion
激論 (gekiron): heated discussion
感激 (kangeki): deep emotion, impression
激しい (hageshii): violent, furious, extreme
刺激物 (shigekibutsu): stimulant, incentive


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

町の人たちは彼女に激怒しています。
machi no hitotachi wa kanojo ni gekido shite imasu.
Folks in town are pretty riled up about her.

今は休みどころか睡眠時間も激減。
ima wa yasumi dokoro ka suimin jikan mo gekigen.
Right now I hardly even have time to sleep, much less take a break.

歯を抜いた後、刺激物はしばらく口にしちゃダメ。
ha o nuita ato, shigekibutsu wa shibaraku kuchi ni shicha dame.
You can’t eat incentive food after taking out a tooth.

井出の顔には、わかわかしい感激のいろがあった。
ide no kao ni wa, wakawakashii kangeki no iro ga atta.
Ide’s dark face lit up with a boyish enthusiasm.

時が経つにつれ、喧騒はますます激しさをました。
toki ga gatsu ni tsure, kensou wa masumasu hageshisa o mashita.
As the day advanced, the tumult became greater.

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