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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 高 (kou)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 高 (kou)

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MEANING:

tall, high, expensive

HOW TO READ:

On: kou
Kun: takai.i, taka, -daka, taka.maru, taka.meru

COMPOUNDS:

高校 (koukou): high school
最高 (saikou): highest, supreme
高等 (koutou): high class
高価 (kouka): high price
高齢 (kourei): advanced age
高速 (kousoku): high speed
高級 (koukyuu): high grade
高貴 (kouki): high class, noble
高額 (kougaku): large sum (money)
高度 (koudo): altitude
高値 (takane): high price
高熱 (kounetsu): high fever
高慢 (kouman): arrogant
高尚 (koushou): high, noble
高官 (koukan): high official
高裁 (kousai): High Court
標高 (hyoukou): elevation
高原 (kougen): plateau
高率 (kouritsu): high rate
高温 (kouon): high temperature
高騰 (koutou): sudden price jump
高齢者 (koureisha): old people
高品質 (kouhinshitsu): high quality
高収入 (koushuunyuu): high income


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

彼はますます高慢になってきた。
kare wa masumasu kouman ni natte kita.
He has became more and more arrogant.

あなたのお気持ちはほんとに高貴で正しいのね。
anata no okimochi wa honto ni kouki de tadashii no ne.
Your feelings are so noble and just.

明子は欠くところのない最高のお手本だ。
akiko wa kaku tokoro no nai saikou no otehon da.
Akiko is such an excellent and wholesome role model.

今後は二度と高価な贈り物はしないで。
kongo wa nido to kouka na okurimono wa shinaide.
You musn’t bring me anything else so expensive.

高校になってみろよ。今と丸っきり違う声になってるぜ。
koukou ni natte miro yo. ima to marukkiri chigau koe ni natteru ze.
Wait ’til you enter high school. Your voice will be totally different.

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