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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 足 (soku)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 足 (soku)

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MEANING:

leg, foot, be sufficient, counter for pairs of footwear

HOW TO READ:

On: soku
Kun: ashi, ta.riru, ta.ru, ta.su

WORDS:

足 (ashi): foot, leg, pace
足す (tasu): to add (numbers)
足る (taru): to be enough
足跡 (ashiato): footprints
雨足 (amaashi): passing shower
短足 (tansoku): short legs
不足 (fusoku): insufficiency
足音 (ashioto): footsteps
手足 (teashi): hands and feet
跣足 (hadashi): barefoot
足場 (ashiba): scaffold, foothold
一足 (issoku): pair (footwear)
補足 (hosoku): supplement
足首 (ashikubi): ankle
遠足 (ensoku): excursion, outing
足元 (ashimoto): at one’s feet
出足 (deashi): start, turn-out
両足 (ryouashi): both feet, both legs
満足 (manzoku): satisfaction, contentment
足りる (tariru): to be sufficient
足取り (ashidori): gait, walk, stride
足止め (ashidome): house arrest, confinement
急ぎ足 (isogiashi): fast pace, quick pace
付け足す (tsuketasu): to add to
一足飛び (issokutobi): one bound
足手まとい (ashidematoi): burden, hindrance


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

ここに三つだけおなじ足跡が残っている。
koko ni mitsu dake onaji ashiato ga nokotte iru.
Here are three separate tracks of the same feet.

私の不吉な予感は、一足飛びに確実なものとなった。
watashi no fukitsu na yokan wa, issokutobi ni kakujitsu na mono to natta.
All my forebodings leaped into certainty.

僕を降参させたなんて、あいつが満足するのはまっぴらだ。
boku o kousan saseta nante, aitsu ga manzoku suru no wa mappira da.
I’m not giving him the satisfaction of knowing he’s got to me.

高橋は、急ぎ足に、庭を通り抜けて、通りへ飛び出した。
takahashi wa, isogiashi ni, niwa o toorinukete, toori e tobidashita.
Takahashi hurried across the yard and out into the street.

新宿駅でタクシーを降りたときは雨足が一層強くなっていた。
shinjuku eki de takushii o orita toki wa amaashi ga issou tsuyoku natte ita.
When we got off the taxi at Shinjuku station, the rain was coming down harder than ever.

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