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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 族 (zoku)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 族 (zoku)

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MEANING:

tribe, family

HOW TO READ:

On: zoku

COMPOUNDS:

族 (zoku): tribe, clan
家族 (kazoku): family, members of a family
遺族 (izoku): bereaved family
一族 (ichizoku): family, relatives
部族 (buzoku): tribe, clan, house
貴族 (kizoku): noble, aristocrat
民族 (minzoku): people, race, nation
親族 (shinzoku): relatives
氏族 (shizoku): clan, family
同族 (douzoku): same family
血族 (ketsuzoku): blood relative
種族 (shuzoku): race, tribe, family
皇族 (kouzoku): imperial family, royalty
族長 (zokuchou): head of a family
水族館 (suizokukan): aquarium
核家族 (kakukazoku): nuclear family
家族連れ (kazokuzure): taking the family along
民族主義 (minzokushugi): nationalism
少数民族 (shousuuminzoku): minority peoples

EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

結婚とは、新しい家族をつくる絆です。
kekkon to wa, atarashii kazoku o tsukuru kizuna desu.
Marriage is a bond that creates a new family.


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狩猟採集部族は、交易をしない。奪うだけだ。
shuryou saishuu buzoku wa, koueki o shinai. ubau dake da.
Hunter-gatherers do not trade. They raid.

イヌピアト族以外の人間からみると、残酷で不公平な処遇に思える。
inupiato zoku igai no ningen kara miru to, zankoku de fukouhei na shoguu ni omoeru.
To us non-Iñupiat, that seems cruelly unfair.

わたしは、ミャンマーの山岳民族と暮らした人類学者を知っている。
watashi wa, myanmaa no sangaku minzoku to kurashita jinrui gakusha o shitte iru.
I know an anthropologist who lived with the mountain people of Myanmar.

一族が新しい生活をはじめるために家を買いたいので、頭金を融通してほしい。
ichizoku ga atarashii seikatsu o hajimeru tame ni ie o kaitai node, atamakin o yuuzuu shite hoshii.
I want you to help me with a down payment on a house that I want to buy as a new start for my family.

ガラスと電波から神経を作り上げることでわれわれの種族はすべての地域、プロセス、事実、思考をつなぎ、壮大なネットワークをこしらえた。
garasu to denpa kara shinkei o tsukuriageru koto de wareware no shuzoku wa subete no chiiki, purosesu, jijitsu, shikou o tsunagi, soudai na nettowaaku o koshiraeta.
Weaving nerves out of glass and radio waves, our species began wiring up all regions, all processes, all facts and notions into a grand network.

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