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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 種 (shu)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 種 (shu)

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MEANING:

species, kind, class, variety, seed

HOW TO READ:

On: shu
Kun: tane, -gusa

HOW TO REMEMBER:

We’ve discovered a new type of wheet (禾) that has heavy (重) seeds.

WORDS:

種 (tane): seed, kind
種々 (shuju): variety
種子 (shushi): seed, pit
種類 (shurui): kind, type
人種 (jinshu): type of person
種族 (shuzoku): race, tribe
一種 (isshu): kind, variety
同種 (doushu): same kind
車種 (shashu): car model
各種 (kakushu): every kind
機種 (kishu): type of equipment
仕種 (shigusa): action, gesture
業種 (gyoushu): type of industry
職種 (shokushu): type of occupation
ある種 (arushu): certain, some sort of
言い種 (iigusa): remarks, comments
悩みの種 (nayami no tane): cause of annoyance
物笑いの種 (monowarai no tane): laughingstock


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

私たちは物笑いの種になる!
watashitachi wa monowarai no tane ni naru.
We’ll be a laughingstock!

ああいった種類の人間なら知っていますよ。
aaitta shurui no ningen nara shitte imasu yo.
I know that type of person.

彼の態度には、ある種の魅力があった。
kare no taido ni wa, aru shu no miryoku ga atta.
He had a certain charm of manner.

別に害をするつもりはないんです!ただ、一種の興奮状態なんです。
betsu ni gai o suru tsumori wa nain desu. tada, isshu no koufun joutai nan desu.
I didn’t mean any harm! Just a kind of excitement.

この事件では、おそろしく少ししか証拠がないのです。まったく悩みの種なんです。
kono jiken de wa, osoroshiku sukoshi shika shouko ga nai no desu. mattaku nayami no tane nan desu.
In this case, there is terribly little evidence. That is the whole trouble.

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