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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 親 (shin)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 親 (shin)

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MEANING:

parent, intimacy, relative, familiarity, dealer (cards)

HOW TO READ:

On: shin
Kun: oya, oya-, shita.shii, shita.shimu

HOW TO REMEMBER:

A parent is standing (立) on top of a tree (木) to see (見) what his/her child is doing.

WORDS:

親 (oya): parent, parents
親指 (oyayubi): thumb
親愛 (shin’ai): deep affection, dear
親戚 (shinseki): relative, relation
親方 (oyakata): master, boss
親友 (shinyuu): close friend
親子 (oyako): parent and child
親類 (shinrui): relation, kin
親父 (oyaji): one’s father
父親 (chichioya): father
母親 (hahaoya): mother
肉親 (nikushin): blood relative
親族 (shinzoku): relatives
両親 (ryoushin): parents, both parents
親密 (shinmitsu): intimacy, friendship
親切 (shinsetsu): kindness, gentleness
親交 (shinkou): intimacy, friendship
親しみ (shitashimi): intimacy, affection
親しい (shitashii): intimate, close (friend)
親しむ (shitashimu): to be intimate with
親しく (shitashiku): intimately, in person
不親切 (fushinsetsu): unkindness


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

彼女は両親から溺愛されている。
kanojo wa ryoushin kara dekiai sarete iru.
Her parents adore her.

中田は親しみのある態度で質問を続けた。
nakada wa shitashimi no aru taido de shitsumon o tsudzuketa.
Nakada continued his questions in a friendly manner.

おばさんは、あなたのほかに親戚がおありですか?
obasan wa, anata no hoka ni shinseki ga oari desu ka.
Has your aunt any relations except you?

私は、親愛の気持ちをこめた目で、じっと旧友を見た。
watashi wa, shin’ai no kimochi o kometa me de, jitto kyuuyuu o mita.
I examined my old friend with an affectionate eye.

たいへん親切で可愛い人でも、必ずしも利巧だとは限りません。
taihen shinsetsu de kawaii hito demo, kanarazu shimo rikou da towa kagirimasen.
The most kind and amiable people are not always the cleverest.

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