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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 読 (doku)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 読 (doku)

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MEANING:

read

HOW TO READ:

On: doku, toku, tou
Kun: yo.mu, -yo.mi

HOW TO REMEMBER:

Don’t believe everything you read. People will say (言) anything to make a sale (売).

Story credit: kanji.koohii.com/study/kanji/読

WORDS:

読む (yomu): to read
読み (yomi): reading
読者 (dokusha): reader
読書 (dokusho): reading
必読 (hitsudoku): must read
朗読 (roudoku): reading aloud
愛読 (aidoku): reading with pleasure
耽読 (tandoku): absorption in reading
購読 (koudoku): paid subscription
速読 (sokudoku): speed reading
解読 (kaidoku): decoding, deciphering
読み方 (yomikata): how to read
読み物 (yomimono): reading material
愛読者 (aidokusha): subscriber, reader
秒読み (byouyomi): countdown
読み出す (yomidasu): to read out
読み返す (yomikaesu): to read again
立ち読み (tachiyomi): reading while standing
読み取る (yomitoru): to read someone’s mind
読み終る (yomiowaru): to read through
読み直す (yominaosu): to read over again
読み切る (yomikiru): to finish reading
読み込む (yomikomu): to read thoroughly
読み上げる (yomiageru): to read out loud


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

私は他にも読むものが沢山あります。
watashi wa hoka ni mo yomu mono ga takusan arimasu.
I’ve got plenty of other things to read.

私はすぐベッドに入って、読み物でもしましょう。
watashi wa sugu beddo ni haitte, yomimono demo shimashou.
I guess I’ll go right to bed and read.

教会で聖書の一部を朗読された。
kyoukai de seisho no ichibu o roudoku sareta.
I was told to read portions of the Bible aloud in church.

彼は三十分ほど読書してから灯りを消した。
kare wa sanjuppun hodo dokusho shite kara akari o keshita.
He read for about half an hour and then turned off the light.

彼は、もう一度、手紙を読み返してから、私に手渡した。
kare wa, mou ichido, tegami o yomikaeshite kara, watashi ni tewatashita.
He read the letter one more time, then passed it to me.

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