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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 板 (ban)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 板 (ban)

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MEANING:

plank, board, plate, stage

HOW TO READ:

On: han, ban
Kun: ita

JLPT LEVEL: N2

COMPOUNDS:

板 (ita): board, plank
看板 (kanban): signboard, billboard
版画 (hanga): woodcut, art print
鋼板 (kouban): steel plate
黒板 (kokuban): blackboard
鉄板 (teppan): iron plate
合板 (gouban): plywood
板木 (bangi): (printing) block, woodcut
板張り (itabari): boarding, wooden floor
掲示板 (keijiban): bulletin board, display board
羽目板 (hameita): wainscoting, wood paneling
立て看板 (tatekanban): billboard

EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

看板はなきに等しい。自動車もほとんど見ない。
kanban wa naki ni hitoshii. jidousha mo hotondo minai.
There is almost no signage, few motor vehicles.


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写真は、右手のベルのひものすぐうえの羽目板を動かすと、その奥に隠してある。
shashin wa, migite no beru no himo no sugu ue no hameita o ugokasu to, sono oku ni kakushite aru.
The photograph is in a recess behind a sliding panel just above the right bell-pull.

木の教壇に立つ教師が、黒板に三角形を書き、内角を記入して、マイクを使い、幾何学の定理を説明する。
ki no kyoudan ni tatsu kyoushi ga, kokuban ni sankakkei o kaki, naikaku o kinyuu shite, maiku o tsukai, kikagaku no teiri o setsumei suru.
On a wooden dais, the teacher draws a triangle on a blackboard, marks angles inside it, and explains a geometrical formula into a microphone.

せまいキッチンを観察した。黒っぽい板張りの壁、鮮やかな黄色のキャビネット、白い床。なにひとつ変わってない。
semai kicchin o kansatsu shita. kuroppoi itabari no kabe, azayaka na kiiro no kyabinetto, shiroi yuka. nani hitotsu kawatte nai.
I examined the small kitchen, with its dark paneled walls, bright yellow cabinets, and white floor. Nothing was changed.

写真術はかつては大きな機材を必要とし、地球の裏側で採掘されている銀の感光板を使っていた。
shashinjutsu wa katsute wa ooki na kizai o hitsuyou to shi, chikyuu no uragawa de saikutsu sarete iru gin no kankouban o tsukatte ita.
Photography used to be a cumbersome process involving film coated with silver dug up from mines halfway across the world.

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