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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 拠 (kyo)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 拠 (kyo)

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MEANING:

foothold, based on, follow, therefore

HOW TO READ:

On: kyo, ko
Kun: yo.ru

COMPOUNDS:

拠る (yoru): to be due to, to be caused by
依拠 (ikyo): dependence
拠点 (kyoten): location, base
急拠 (kyuukyo): hurriedly, in a hurry
本拠 (honkyo): stronghold, base, headquarters
拠出 (kyoshutsu): donation, contribution
根拠 (konkyo): basis, foundation
証拠 (shouko): evidence, proof
典拠 (tenkyo): authority, source, reference
論拠 (ronkyo): grounds of an argument
割拠 (kakkyo): holding one’s ground
占拠 (senkyo): occupation, exclusive possession
憑拠 (hyoukyo): devil possession, curse
準拠 (junkyo): basis, based on
根拠地 (konkyochi): base (of operations)
本拠地 (honkyochi): stronghold, base
占拠地 (senkyochi): occupied territory
根拠のない (konkyo no nai): baseless, groundless
確たる証拠 (kakatarushouko): certain (definite) evidence

EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

理由は不明ですが、問題の島をモロッコが占拠しました。
riyuu wa fumei desu ga, mondai no shima o morokko ga senkyo shimashita.
For reasons that aren’t clear, the Moroccans decided to seize the island.


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男の子なんてなんの役にも立たんぜ。わたしがそのいい証拠だろう?
otoko no ko nante nan no yaku ni mo tatan ze. watashi ga sono ii shouko darou.
Boys aren’t no use to anybody. Ain’t I a proof of that?

お前が口にすることはどんなことでも、お前に不利な証拠になるんだぞ。
omae ga kuchi ni suru koto wa donna koto demo, omae ni furi na shouko ni narun da zo.
Anything you say will be used in evidence against you.

主要な金融センターに拠点を置くベテラン投機家は、内部関係者が持つような内部情報を知り得る立場にはない。
shuyou na kin’yuu sentaa ni kyoten o oku beteran toukika wa, naibu kankeisha ga motsu you na naibu jouhou o shiri eru tachiba ni wa nai.
The seasoned speculator, based in a major financial centre, may lack the inside knowledge of the true insider.

不思議なことに、この起訴状のある論拠を打ちくだくだけの証言が、わたしには述べられるのですからね。
fushigi na koto ni, kono kisojou no aru ronkyo o uchikudaku dake no shougen ga, watashi ni wa noberareru no desu kara ne.
Strangely enough, I can give evidence that will demolish one contention of the prosecution.

サウジアラビアの隣には、オイルダラーを使ってペルシア湾の貿易、観光、サービス、コンピュータ・ビジネス拠点を建設したアラブの都市国家ドバイがある。
saujiarabia no tonari ni wa, oirudaraa o tsukatte perushiawan no boueki, kankou, saabisu, konpyuuta bijinesu kyoten o kensetsu shita arabu no toshi kokka dobai ga aru.
Right next to Saudi Arabia sits Dubai, an Arab city-state that has used its petrodollars to build the trading, tourist, service, and computing center of the Arab Gulf.

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