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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 報 (hou)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 報 (hou)

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MEANING:

report, news, reward, retribution

HOW TO READ:

On: hou
Kun: muku.iru

JLPT LEVEL: N3

COMPOUNDS:

報せ (shirase): news, word, tidings
報う (mukuu): to reward, to recompense
予報 (yohou): forecast, prediction
電報 (denpou): telegram
報道 (houdou): report, journalism
情報 (jouhou): news, information
報告 (houkoku): report, information
報酬 (houshuu): remuneration, recompense, reward
広報 (kouhou): public relations
速報 (sokuhou): news flash, prompt report
詳報 (shouhou): full report
警報 (keihou): alarm, warning
朗報 (rouhou): good news
日報 (nippou): daily report
報復 (houfuku): retribution, revenge
通報 (tsuuhou): report, bulletin
諜報 (chouhou): secret information, intelligence
報せる (shiraseru): to notify, to inform
報じる (houjiru): to inform, to report
報道陣 (houdoujin): press corps
報告書 (houkokusho): (written) report
情報部 (jouhoubu): information bureau
報道機関 (houdoukikan): information media, press
天気予報 (tenkiyohou): weather forecast, weather report

EXAMPLE SENTENCES:


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情報を求めて大人数の記者が同行していた。
jouhou o motomete daininzuu no kisha ga doukou shite ita.
We had with us a large press contingent pleading for information.

フセインがいなくなったのはイラク人にとって朗報だ。
fusein ga inaku natta no wa irakujin ni totte rouhou da.
The Iraqis were glad to see Hussein gone.

現にこの集まりが始まったときから報酬は他の社員の何倍にもなった。
gen ni kono atsumari ga hajimatta toki kara houshuu wa hoka no shain no nanbai ni mo natta.
Since we’ve started these meetings, our salaries have been raised above anyone else.

飛び出したの、電報を受け取ったとたんに。帰ったばかりのとこだったの、夜勤から。
tobidashita no, denpou o uketotta totan ni. kaetta bakari no toko datta no, yakin kara.
Started the moment I got the wire. Just come off night duty.

将軍や文民指揮官、それにCIA自身による政治的な諜報の捏造が続いた。
shougun ya bunmin shikikan, sore ni shiiaiei jishin ni yoru seijiteki na chouhou no netsuzou ga tsuzuita.
The corruption of intelligence at the hands of political generals, civilian commanders, and the CIA itself continued.

三日続けてわたしがいなくなることもたびたびあったし、シカゴに戻ってきても夜の会議に出席しなければならなかったり、レポートの採点をしなければならなかったり、報告書を書かなければならなかったりした。
mikka tsuzukete watashi ga inaku naru koto mo tabitabi attashi, shikago ni modotte kite mo yoru no kaigi ni shusseki shinakereba naranakattari, repooto no saiten o shinakereba naranakattari, houkokusho o kakanakereba naranakattari shita.
I was often gone for three days at a stretch, and even when I was back in Chicago, I might have evening meetings to attend, or papers to grade, or briefs to write.

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