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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 芸 (gei)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 芸 (gei)

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MEANING:

technique, art, craft, performance, acting, trick, stunt

HOW TO READ:

On: gei, un
Kun: u.eru, nori, waza

HOW TO REMEMBER:

I just learned a new technique: turning a bouquet of flowers (艹) into a cloud (云).

WORDS:


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芸 (gei): art, craft
手芸 (shugei): handicrafts
芸術 (geijutsu): art, the arts
芸当 (geitou): risky attempt, stunt
学芸 (gakugei): liberal arts
芸能 (geinou): public entertainment
園芸 (engei): gardening, horticulture
芸人 (geinin): performer, actor
演芸 (engei): entertainment, performance
芸名 (geimei): stage name
工芸 (kougei): industrial arts
文芸 (bungei): literature, art and literature
隠し芸 (kakushigei): hidden talent
芸術家 (geijutsuka): artist
芸術的 (geijutsuteki): artistic
芸能者 (geinousha): performer
芸能人 (geinoujin): entertainer, celebrity
演芸会 (engeikai): a show, an entertainment
芸能界 (geinoukai): world of show business
芸術作品 (geijutsusakuhin): work of art

EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

演芸会は大成功でした。
engeikai wa daiseikou deshita.
The show was a huge success.

明子は静かに手芸をやっている。
akiko wa shizuka ni shugei o yatte iru.
Akiko is quietly working away at her handicrafts.

犯罪も一種の芸術と見られます。
hanzai mo isshu no geijutsu to miraremasu.
A crime can be a work of art.

私、芸術家よ。芸術家は、みんな情熱家よ。
watashi, geijutsuka yo. geijutsuka wa, minna jounetsuka yo.
I am an artist. Every artist has a temperament.

なぜ鈴木にあんな芸当をやらせたんですか。
naze suzuki ni anna geitou o yarasetan desu ka.
Why did you make Suzuki take on that stunt?

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