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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 禁 (kin)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 禁 (kin)

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MEANING:

prohibition, ban, forbid

HOW TO READ:

On: kin

HOW TO REMEMBER:

It is prohibited to touch the stone altar (示) in the grove (林).

WORDS:

禁 (kin): ban, prohibition
禁酒 (kinshu): abstinence
禁止 (kinshi): prohibition, ban
解禁 (kaikin): lifting a ban
監禁 (kankin): confinement
禁煙 (kin’en): no smoking
禁句 (kinku): taboo word
禁固 (kinko): imprisonment
厳禁 (genkin): strict prohibition
禁制 (kinsei): prohibition, ban
禁欲 (kinyoku): self-control
禁輸 (kin’yu): embargo
軟禁 (nankin): house arrest
禁足 (kinsoku): confinement
禁物 (kinmotsu): taboo, forbidden thing
禁断 (kindan): forbidden, prohibited
禁じる (kinjiru): to prohibit
禁ずる (kinzuru): to forbid, to suppress
禁止法 (kinshihou): negative statute
禁煙席 (kin’enseki): non-smoking section
禁じ得ない (kinjienai): insuppressible
立入禁止 (tachiirikinshi): no trespassing


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

私の家族は、一人残らず禁酒家です。
watashi no kazoku wa, hitori nokorazu kinshuka desu.
All my family are abstainers.

悲劇に関する話は、すべて禁物になっていた。
higeki ni kansuru hanashi wa, subete kinmotsu ni natte ita.
All mention of the tragedy was barred.

彼女はふっと消えてしまった。どこかへ監禁されてでもいるのか?
kanojo wa futto kiete shimatta. dokoka e kankin sarete demo iru no ka.
She has utterly vanished. Is she being confined somewhere?

どんな事情があろうとも、この設計書の持ち出しは禁ぜられてきた。
donna jijou ga arou tomo, kono sekkeisho no mochidashi wa kinzerarete kita.
Under no conceivable circumstances were the plans to be taken out.

決して軽率なまねをしてはいけませんよ。ことに乱暴なんかは厳禁です。
kesshite keisotsu na mane o shite wa ikemasen yo. koto ni ranbou nanka wa genkin desu.
No indiscretion, and above all, no violence.

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