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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 転 (ten)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 転 (ten)

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MEANING:

revolve, turn around, change

HOW TO READ:

On: ten
Kun: koro.garu, koro.geru, koro.gasu, koro.bu, maro.bu, utata, utsu.ru, kuru.meku

HOW TO REMEMBER:

As the car (車) revolves, it emits clouds (云) of dirt.

WORDS:

転ぶ (korobu): to fall down
移転 (iten): moving, transfer
転向 (tenkou): conversion, shift
回転 (kaiten): rotation, revolution
転勤 (tenkin): job transfer
転換 (tenkan): conversion, diversion
転々 (tenten): rolling about, moving from place to place
転落 (tenraku): fall, tumble
転校 (tenkou): change school
転機 (tenki): turning point
転倒 (tentou): falling down
反転 (hanten): rolling over
転売 (tenbai): resale
転入 (tennyuu): move in (to a new house)
転居 (tenkyo): moving, changing residence
転送 (tensou): transfer, redirection
転職 (tenshoku): change of occupation
好転 (kouten): changing for the better
転覆 (tenpuku): capsizing, overturn
逆転 (gyakuten): (sudden) change, reversal
転がる (korogaru): to roll, to tumble
転がす (korogasu): to turn over, to roll
転じる (tenjiru): to turn, to shift
自転車 (jitensha): bicycle
運転手 (untenshu): driver, chauffeur
不退転 (futaiten): determination, conviction
逆転勝ち (gyakutengachi): winning after defeat seems certain


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

自転車を持っていますか?
jitensha o motte imasu ka?
Do you have a bicycle?

小林は断崖から転落して死んだ。
kobayashi wa dangai kara tenraku shite shinda.
Kobayashi fell off the cliff and died.

腹が空いてる時の方が頭の回転がよくなる。
hara ga suiteru toki no hou ga atama no kaiten ga yoku naru.
The brain works better on an empty stomach.

先月から、埼玉県警に転勤してきたんですよ。
sengetsu kara, saitama kenkei ni tenkin shite kitan desu yo.
I was transferred to Saitama prefectural police department last month.

彼の帽子は滑り落ちて、枕の近くの床に転がっていた。
kare no boushi wa suberiochite, makura no chikaku no yuka ni korogatte ita.
His hat had fallen off and was lying on the floor near his pillow.

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