Advertisement

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 血 (ketsu)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 血 (ketsu)

Click on image to view full size.

MEANING:

blood

HOW TO READ:

On: ketsu
Kun: chi

HOW TO REMEMBER:

There’s a drop (丶) of blood on the plate (皿).

WORDS:

血 (chi): blood, consanguinity
血痕 (kekkon): bloodstain
血液 (ketsueki): blood
輸血 (yuketsu): blood transfusion
血管 (kekkan): blood vessel, vein
血縁 (ketsuen): blood relative
献血 (kenketsu): blood donation
血行 (kekkou): circulation of blood
混血 (konketsu): mixed race
採血 (saiketsu): drawing blood
血清 (kessei): serum
血統 (kettou): lineage
血圧 (ketsuatsu): blood pressure
流血 (ryuuketsu): bloodshed
血色 (kesshoku): complexion
血眼 (chimanako): bloodshot eyes
出血 (shukketsu): bleeding, hemorrhage
貧血症 (hinketsushou): anaemia
白血病 (hakketsubyou): leukemia
血液型 (ketsuekigata): blood type
高血圧 (kouketsuatsu): high blood pressure
吸血鬼 (kyuuketsuki): vampire


Advertisement

EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

そいつは血痕なんです。
soitsu wa kekkon nan desu.
That’s a bloodstain.

彼の手は血にまみれて、ねばねばしていた。
kare no te wa chi ni mamirete, nebaneba shite ita.
His hands were sticky with blood.

出血がひどいので、輸血の必要があるかもしれません。
shukketsu ga hidoi node, yuketsu no hitsuyou ga aru kamoshiremasen.
Since you’ve bled a lot, you may need a blood transfusion.

この部屋からは煙の匂いに混じって微かですが、血の匂いがします。
kono heya kara wa kemuri no nioi ni majitte kasuka desu ga, chi no nioi ga shimasu.
Mixed in with the smell of smoke in this room is the faint smell of blood.

あの貧血症のひょろひょろした青年に、そんな荒仕事ができると思いますか?
ano hinketsushou no hyorohyoro shita seinen ni, sonna arashigoto ga dekiru to omoimasu ka.
Do you really think that that anaemic youth was capable of so frightful an assault?

Vector designed by Freepik.


Advertisement


If you find any error in this post please don't hesitate to contact me.

JapanesePod101.com - The Fastest Way to Learn Japanese Guaranteed

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 訓 (kun)
Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 野 (ya)