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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 辞 (ji)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 辞 (ji)

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MEANING:

resign, word, term, expression

HOW TO READ:

On: ji
Kun: ya.meru, ina.mu

HOW TO WRITE:

My boss said bitter (辛) words to me with his sharp tongue (舌), so I decided to resign.

WORDS:

辞す (jisu): to take one’s leave
辞典 (jiten): dictionary
辞去 (jikyo): leaving, quitting
讃辞 (sanji): eulogy, compliment
辞退 (jitai): declining, refusal
辞任 (jinin): to resign, resignation
辞意 (jii): intention to retire
辞世 (jisei): passing away
辞書 (jisho): dictionary
謝辞 (shaji): thanks, apology
辞職 (jishoku): resignation
辞表 (jihyou): letter of resignation
祝辞 (shukuji): congratulatory address
辞める (yameru): to resign, to retire
お辞儀 (ojigi): bow, bowing
お世辞 (oseji): flattery, compliment
美辞麗句 (bijireiku): flowery words
百科辞典 (hyakkajiten): encyclopedia


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

私は、彼のお世辞ですっかりうれしくなった。
watashi wa, kare no oseji de sukkari ureshikunatta.
I was pleased with his compliment.

私たちは医者に礼を述べて、辞去した。
watashitachi wa isha ni rei o nobete, jikyo shita.
We thanked the doctor and took our leave.

今週かぎりで鈴木は辞めることになりました。
konshuu kagiri de suzuki wa yameru koto ni narimashita.
Suzuki will quit her job by the end of this week.

彼女は、僕の讃辞を何やら冷たい態度で受けた。
kanojo wa, boku no sanji o naniyara tsumetai taido de uketa.
She accepted my compliment somewhat coldly.

彼は、大げさな敬意をあらわして、僕にお辞儀をした。
kare wa, oogesa na keii o arawashite, boku ni ojigi o shita.
He bowed with exaggerated respect to me.

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