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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 重 (juu)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 重 (juu)

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MEANING:

heavy, heap up, pile up, nest of boxes, -fold

HOW TO READ:

On: jou, chou
Kun: e, o.moi, omo.ri, omo.nau, kasa.neru, kasa.naru, omo

HOW TO REMEMBER:

The first computer (里) in the world was as heavy as a thousand (千) computers are now.

Story credit: kanji.koohii.com/study/kanji/重

WORDS:


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重い (omoi): heavy, weighty
重大 (juudai): serious, important
重要 (juuyou): important, essential
重荷 (omoni): load, heavy burden
二重 (nijuu): double, two-fold
重視 (juushi): important, stress
体重 (taijuu): body weight
貴重 (kichou): precious, valuable
重点 (juuten): important point
重役 (juuyaku): high executive
重体 (juutai): seriously ill
重力 (juuryoku): gravity
尊重 (sonchou): respect, esteem
重宝 (chouhou): convenient, useful
慎重 (shinchou): careful, cautious
鄭重 (teichou): polite, courteous
重傷 (juushou): serious wound
重複 (choufuku): duplication
厳重 (genjuu): strict, rigour
重量 (juuryou): weight
重ねる (kasaneru): to pile up
重たい (omotai): heavy, massive

EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

とても重大なお願いをしに来たのよ。
totemo juudai na onegai o shi ni kita no yo.
I’ve come to ask a great favour.

貴重な宝石をお持ちですか?
kichou na houseki o omochi desu ka.
Have you any valuable jewelry?

彼から、貴重な情報を得られるかもしれない。
kare kara, kichou na jouhou o erareru kamoshirenai.
He may be able to give us valuable information.

僕はお金より人間の方が重要だと思うんです。
boku wa okane yori ningen no hou ga juuyou da to omoun desu.
I think human beings matter more than money.

何か重いものがドアに倒れかかった。
nanika omoi mono ga doa ni taorekakatta.
Something heavy fell with a thud against the door.

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