Advertisement

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 旧 (kyuu)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 旧 (kyuu)

Click on image to view full size.

MEANING:

old times, old things, old friend, former, ex-

HOW TO READ:

On: kyuu
Kun: furu.i, moto

JLPT LEVEL: N2

COMPOUNDS:
旧 (kyuu): ex-, former, old
旧い (furui): old (not person), aged, ancient
復旧 (fukkyuu): restoration, restitution
旧友 (kyuuyuu): old friend
旧来 (kyuurai): traditional, formerly
旧里 (furusato): hometown, birthplace
新旧 (shinkyuu): new and old, incoming and outgoing
旧家 (kyuuka): old family
旧知 (kyuuchi): old friend
旧暦 (kyuureki): Lunar calendar
旧式 (kyuushiki): old type, old style
旧派 (kyuuha): old school, old style
旧跡 (kyuuseki): historic spot, ruins
旧制 (kyuusei): old system, old order
旧姓 (kyuusei): one’s maiden name
旧都 (kyuuto): the old capital
懐旧 (kaikyuu): nostalgia, reminiscences
旧交 (kyuukou): old friendship
旧約 (kyuuyaku): old promise, old agreement
旧型 (kyuugata): old style, old type
旧正月 (kyuushougatsu): Lunar New Year
旧石器 (kyuusekki): paleolith
旧ソ連 (kyuusoren): former Soviet Union


Advertisement

EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

確かに、アメリカは進歩の国ですね。アメリカ人には感心するところが多い。ただ、私はたぶん旧式なんでしょう。
tashika ni, amerika wa shinpo no kuni desu ne. amerikajin ni wa kanshin suru tokoro ga ooi. tada, watashi wa tabun kyuushiki nan deshou.
It is true that America is the country of progress. There is much that I admire about Americans. Only—I am perhaps old-fashioned.

最近、この谷で旧石器が発見された。
saikin, kono tani de kyuusekki ga hakken sareta.
Primitive stone tools were found recently in this valley.

わたしは、親愛の気持ちをこめた目で、じっと旧友を見た。
watashi wa, shin’ai no kimochi o kometa me de, jitto kyuuyuu o mita.
I examined my old friend with an affectionate eye.

旧来の音声プラットホームは、イノベーションに乗り遅れている。
kyuurai no onsei puratto hoomu wa, inobeeshon ni noriokurete iru.
The old voice platform did not lend itself well to innovation.

ベラルーシはロシアとなんらかの形で結びつき、ロシアの力を旧ソ連国境に戻すだろう。
beeraruushi wa roshia to nanraka no katachi de musubitsuki, roshia no chikara o kyuusoren kokkyou ni modosu darou.
Linked in some way to Russia, Belarus will bring Russian power back to the borders of the former Soviet Union.

Vector designed by Freepik.


Advertisement


If you find any error in this post please don't hesitate to contact me.

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 花 (ka)
Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 補 (ho)
Share
Pin
Tweet
Share
0 Shares