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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 機 (ki)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 機 (ki)

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MEANING:

loom, mechanism, machine, airplane, opportunity, potency, efficacy, occasion

HOW TO READ:

On: ki
Kun: hata

JLPT LEVEL: N3

COMPOUNDS:

危機 (kiki): crisis
機械 (kikai): machine, mechanism
機会 (kikai): chance, opportunity
機能 (kinou): function, facility, feature
機関 (kikan): engine, organization, organ
機運 (kiun): opportunity
有機 (yuuki): organic
動機 (douki): motive, incentive
機動 (kidou): maneuver (of military force)
待機 (taiki): standby, wait for orders
契機 (keiki): opportunity, chance
機構 (kikou): mechanism, organization
機嫌 (kigen): humor, tempor, mood
好機 (kouki): good opportunity, chance
電機 (denki): electrical machinery
機密 (kimitsu): secrecy, highly classified information
投機 (touki): stockjobbing
転機 (tenki): turning point
機種 (kishu): type of equipment, model
自販機 (jihanki): vending machine
飛行機 (hikouki): aeroplane, airplane
機関車 (kikansha): locomotive, engine
航空機 (koukuuki): aircraft, airplane
映写機 (eishaki): movie projector
洗濯機 (sentakuki): washing machine
金融機関 (kin’yuukikan): financial institutions
報道機関 (houdoukikan): information media, press


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

彼の動機がわたしに対する直接的な個人的な憎しみか?
kare no douki ga watashi ni tai suru chokusetsuteki na kojinteki na nikushimi ka.
Is his motive direct personal hatred of me?

その頃はまだ映写機を回すだけの十分な電力があった。
sono koro wa mada eishaki o mawasu dake no juubun na denryoku ga atta.
Back then there was still enough electricity to run the movie projectors.

経済は大きく成長した。だが水面下では危機が進行していた。
keizai wa ookiku seichou shita. da ga suimenka dewa kiki ga shinkou shite ita.
The economy grew. But underneath it, a crisis was brewing.

外交努力に機会を与えるべく、戦闘が48時間休止した。
gaikou doryoku ni kikai o ataeru beku, sentou ga yonjuuhachi jikan kyuushi shita.
The fighting stopped for forty eight hours to give diplomatic efforts a chance.

民主主義でいちばん重要な公的機関は、市民という機関なのだ。
minshu shugi de ichiban juuyou na kouteki kikan wa, shimin to iu kikan na no da.
In a democracy, the most important office is the office of citizen.

同じように、私は最初から、官僚機構のなかの高官の人事に強い関心をもった。
onaji you ni, watashi wa saisho kara, kanryou kikou no naka no koukan no jinji ni tsuyoi kanshin o motta.
Similarly, I took a close interest in senior appointments in the civil service from the first.

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