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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 現 (gen)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 現 (gen)

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MEANING:

present, existing, actual

HOW TO READ:

On: gen
Kun: arawa.reru, arawa.su, utsutsu, utsu.tsu

HOW TO REMEMBER:

The King (王) is busy at the present so he cannot see (見) you.

WORDS:

現す (arawasu): to reveal, to show
現れる (arawareru): to appear
現つ (utsutsu): reality, consciousness
現に (genni): actually, really
現代 (gendai): nowadays, modern era
現行 (genkou): present, current
現在 (genzai): now, current, present
現実 (genjitsu): reality, actuality
現象 (genshou): phenomenon
再現 (saigen): reappearance
現物 (genbutsu): actual goods
出現 (shutsugen): appearance, arrival
表現 (hyougen): expression
現職 (genshoku): present post
実現 (jitsugen): implementation
現場 (genba): actual spot, crime scene
現状 (genjou): present condition
現役 (gen’eki): active duty
現金 (genkin): cash, ready money
現存 (genzon): living, existing
現実的 (genjitsuteki): realistic
現行犯 (genkouhan): caught red-handed


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

松田が入口に姿を現わした。
matsuda ga iriguchi ni sugata o arawashita.
Matsuda appeared in the doorway.

現に、今までほとんど裏切られたことはない。
genni, ima made hotondo uragirareta koto wa nai.
Actually, I’ve hardly ever been betrayed.

これが現実だとはなかなか信じられなかった。
kore ga genjitsu da to wa nakanaka shinjirarenakatta.
I could hardly believe this was real.

巡査は現場の状況を説明して聞かせた。
junsa wa genba no joukyou o setsumei shite kikaseta.
The police officer was explaning the crime scene.

現在あるがままの状態と取組まなければならない。
genzai aru ga mama no joutai to torikumanakereba naranai.
You must deal with things as they are.

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