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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 迷 (mei)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 迷 (mei)

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MEANING:

astray, be perplexed, in doubt, lost, err, illusion

HOW TO READ:

On: mei
Kun: mayo.u

HOW TO REMEMBER:

The rice (米) delivery man got lost on the road (⻌).

WORDS:

迷う (mayou): to lose one’s way
迷い (mayoi): hesitation, doubt
迷惑 (meiwaku): trouble, bother
迷信 (meishin): superstition
迷子 (maigo): lost child, lost person
迷路 (meiro): maze, labyrinth
低迷 (teimei): hanging low, sluggish
迷夢 (meimu): illusion, delusion
昏迷 (konmei): stupefaction
混迷 (konmei): turmoil, chaos
迷乱 (meiran): bewilderment, confusion
迷彩 (meisai): camouflage, disguise
さ迷う (samayou): to wander about
迷わす (mayowasu): to puzzle, to perplex
気迷い (kimayoi): wavering, hesitating
血迷う (chimayou): to lose one’s mind
迷信家 (meishinka): a superstitious person
迷い込む (mayoikomu): to go astray
迷宮入り (meikyuuiri): going unsolved
迷信深い (meishinbukai): superstitious
迷惑をかける (meiwaku o kakeru): to cause trouble


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

僕が重大問題で迷っている。
boku ga juudai mondai de mayotte iru.
I’m deliberating over a big decision.

彼はある点では迷信を持っていた。
kare wa aru ten de wa meishin o motte ita.
He was in some ways superstitious.

木村は微笑んだ。迷惑な表情は消えてしまっていた。
kimura wa hohoenda. meiwaku na hyoujou wa kiete shimatte ita.
Kimura smiled. He had got over his annoyance.

私は、突然、自分が別の世界に迷い込んだような気がした。
watashi wa, totsuzen, jibun ga betsu no sekai ni mayoikonda you na ki ga shita.
I felt I had suddenly strayed into another world.

何か手がかりをつかんだのだろうか?それとも、迷宮入りの部類にはいってしまうのだろうか?
nanika tegakari o tsukanda no darou ka. sore tomo, meikyuuiri no burui ni haitte shimau no darou ka.
Had they any clue, or would the whole thing remain in the category of undiscovered crimes?

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