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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 担 (tan)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 担 (tan)

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MEANING:

shouldering, carry, raise, bear

HOW TO READ:

On: tan
Kun: katsu.gu, nina.u

JLPT LEVEL: N2

COMPOUNDS:

担ぎ (katsugi): carrier
担う (ninau): to bear (burden), to carry on shoulder
担ぐ (katsugu): to shoulder, to take (someone) for a ride
負担 (futan): burden, charge, responsibility
担保 (tanpo): security, collateral (mortagage)
担当 (tantou): in charge
分担 (buntan): share, allotment, apportionment
加担 (katan): support, assistance
担架 (tanka): stretcher, litter
担任 (tannin): in charge (of something), homeroom teacher
担い手 (ninaite): bearer, person in charge
加担者 (katansha): accomplice
担当者 (tantousha): person in charge, responsible party
げんを担ぐ (gen o katsugu): to be superstitious
責任分担 (sekininbuntan): sharing of responsibilities


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

あなたはこの地域の販促担当ですか?
anata wa kono chiiki no hansoku tantou desu ka.
Are you in charge of sales promotion for this area?

その地域の富をもたらす体制に加担しているのだ。
sono chiiki no tomi o motarasu taisei ni katan shite iru no da.
It is part of the same system that enrichs those regions.

救急部隊六人と先生ふたりがかりでバンを移動させて、担架を運び込んだ。
kyuukyuu butai rokunin to sensei futari gakari de ban o idou sasete, tanka o hakobikonda.
It took six EMTs and two teachers to shift the van far enough away from us to bring the stretchers in.

静かに、そして物々しく、イツキは家のなかへ担ぎこまれ、表の間へ寝かされた。
shizuka ni, soshite monomonoshiku, itsuki wa ie no naka e katsugikomare, omote no aida e nekasareta.
Slowly and solemnly Itsuki was borne into the house and laid out in the principal room.

彼女は猛勉強を始めた。母には、もっと勉強する時間がほしいので家事の分担を減らしてくれと頼んだ。
kanojo wa mou benkyou o hajimeta. haha ni wa, motto benkyou suru jikan ga hoshii node kaji no buntan o herashite kure to tanonda.
She hit the books. She begged her mother to relieve her of her household chores so she could have more time to study.

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