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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 消 (shou)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 消 (shou)

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MEANING:

extinguish, blow out, turn off, neutralize, cancel

HOW TO READ:

On: shou
Kun: ki.eru, ke.su

JLPT LEVEL: N3

COMPOUNDS:

消す (kesu): to erase, to delete
消費 (shouhi): consumption, expenditure
消化 (shouka): digestion (of good), consumption
費消 (hishou): spending
消火 (shouka): fire fighting
消防 (shoubou): firefighting
消去 (shoukyo): elimination, purge
消耗 (shoumou): exhaustion, waste
消息 (shousoku): news, letter
解消 (kaishou): cancellation, liquidation
消毒 (shoudoku): disinfection, sterilization
消極 (shoukyoku): negative, conservative
消滅 (shoumetsu): extiction, annihilation
消失 (shoushitsu): die out, disappear
消える (kieru): to go out, to vanish
取消す (torikesu): to cancel, to withdraw
消費財 (shouhizai): consumer goods
消防署 (shoubousho): fire station
消極的 (shoukyokuteki): negative, passive
消防士 (shouboushi): fireman, firefighter
消費者 (shouhisha): consumer
消火器 (shoukaki): fire extinguisher
消費税 (shouhizei): consumption tax
消耗品 (shoumouhin): consumable goods
消しゴム (keshigomu): eraser
消え失せる (kieuseru): to disappear


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

どうも病的ですな、あなたは。消化不良でしょう?
doumo byoutekidesu na, anata wa. shouka furyou deshou.
You are morbid. It is, perhaps the digestion.

北朝鮮は1990年代の初めごろ、暗闇の中に消えた。
kitachousen wa sen kyuuhyaku kyuujuu nendai no hajime goro, kurayami no naka ni kieta.
North Korea faded to black in the early 1990s.

彼らの服は消毒して害虫駆除され、朝には返される。
karera no fuku wa shoudoku shite gaichuu kujo sare, asa ni wa kaesareru.
Their clothes, disinfected and freed of vermin, will be restored to them in the morning.

兄は、南アメリカへ行ってしまって、それ以来、消息がないんです。
ani wa, minami amerika e itte shimatte, sore irai, shousoku ga nain desu.
My big brother went to South America and no one’s heard of him since.

私たちがカメラと消耗品を用意するから、写真で得た利益は折半にしよう。
watashitachi ga kamera to shoumouhin o youi suru kara, shashin de eta rieki wa seppan ni shiyou.
We will provide you with the camera and supplies, and we will share revenue with you on every picture.

デルがコンピュータの部品すべてを中国沿岸部で製造し、アメリカ本社沿岸部で売ることができれば、デルもアメリカの消費者も利益を得る。
deru ga konpyuuta no buhin subete o chuugoku enganbu de seizou shi, amerika honsha enganbu de uru koto ga dekireba, deru mo amerika no shouhisha mo rieki o eru.
If Dell can build every component of its computers in coastal China and sell them in coastal America, Dell benefits, and American consumers benefit.

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