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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 貧 (hin)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 貧 (hin)

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MEANING:

poverty, poor

HOW TO READ:

On: hin, bin
Kun: mazu.shii

HOW TO REMEMBER:

I’m poor, but not having money (貝) is only part (分) of my problem.

WORDS:

貧富 (hinpu): rich and poor
赤貧 (sekihin): extreme poverty
貧乏 (binbou): poverty, destitute
貧困 (hinkon): poor, needy, lacking
貧弱 (hinjaku): poor, meagre
貧相 (hinsou): seedy looking
極貧 (gokuhin): destitution
貧民 (hinmin): poor people
救貧 (kyuuhin): poor relief
貧土 (hindo): poor country
貧家 (hinka): poor home
貧血 (hinketsu): anemia
貧農 (hinnou): poor farmer
貧窮 (hinkyuu): great poverty
清貧 (seihin): honorable poverty
貧苦 (hinku): hardship, serious poverty
貧しい (mazushii): poor, needy
貧困者 (hinkonsha): the needy, the poor
貧乏人 (binbounin): poor person
貧民窟 (hinminkutsu): slums
貧乏所帯 (binboujotai): poor household
貧乏暮らし (binbougurashi): living in poverty


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

これを貧しい人たちに施してください。
kore o mazushii hitotachi ni hodokoshite kudasai.
Please give this to poor people.

わたしは一生貧乏暮らしをする気はない。
watashi wa isshou binbou gurashi o suru ki wa nai.
I’m not going to be poor all my life.

彼女は不要の衣類を貧困者に給付した。
kanojo wa fuyou no irui o hinkonsha ni kyuufu shita.
She gave her cast-off clothing to the poor.

どうして貧乏人や弱者ではなく、金持ちや強者から盗まないんだ?
doushite binbounin ya jakusha dewa naku, kanemochi ya kyousha kara nusumanain da.
Why not steal from the rich and strong instead of the poor and weak?

大金持ちと赤貧を隔てる溝が、こんなにも明確になったことはかつてない。
ooganemochi to sekihin o hedateru mizo ga, konna ni mo meikaku ni natta koto wa katsute nai.
Never before has the cleavage of the very rich and the very poor been so marked.

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