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

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

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MEANING:

illuminate, shine, compare, bashful

HOW TO READ:

On: shou
Kun: te.ru, te.rasu, te.reru

JLPT LEVEL: N2

COMPOUNDS:

照る (teru): to shine
照明 (shoumei): illumination, lighting
対照 (taishou): contrast, antithesis
照合 (shougou): collation, comparison
参照 (sanshou): reference, consultation
照会 (shoukai): inquiry, enquiry, reference
照準 (shoujun): sight, aim, alignment
照射 (shousha): exposure
日照 (nisshou): sunlight
照らす (terasu): to shine on, to illuminate
照れる (tereru): to be shy, to be bashful
火照る (hoteru): to feel hot, to flush
照付ける (teritsukeru): to shine down upon
照り返す (terikaesu): to reflect, to throw back light

EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

各個人を八段階の身元照会にかける。
kaku kojin o hachi dankai no mimoto shoukai ni kakeru.
Each person is put through eight background checks.


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ここに書かれてる人たちの名前と犠牲者の名前照合してみるよ。
koko ni kakareteru hitotachi no namae to giseisha no namae shougou shite miru yo.
I’ll compare the names written here to the names of the victims.

照明のせいかもしれないけど、血色が悪くて不健康そうだった。
shoumei no sei kamoshirenai kedo, kesshoku ga warukute fukenkou sou datta.
Maybe it was the light, but already I looked sallower, unhealthy.

現場捜査官は、掲示板に貼ってある職員用の参照図をすでに調べていた。
genba sousakan wa, keijiban ni hatte aru shokuin you no sanshouzu o sude ni shirabete ita.
The field agent was already consulting the employee reference schematic on the bulletin board.

ワシントンで最も早く電灯を備えた建物のひとつであり、新世界の闇をまさに灯台のごとく照らしていた。
washinton de motto mo hayaku dentou o sonaeta tatemono no hitotsu de ari, shin sekai no yami o masa ni toudai no gotoku terashite ita.
One of the first buildings in Washington to have electric lights, it literally shone like a beacon in the darkness of the New World.

それと対照的に、大恐慌は、株式市場が暴落した際に、過度の金融引き締め政策がもたらす危険について切実な教訓を与えてくれる。
sore to taishouteki ni, daikyoukou wa, kabushiki ichiba ga bouraku shita sai ni, kado no kin’yuu hikishime seisaku ga motarasu kiken ni tsuite setsujitsu na kyoukun o ataete kureru.
By contrast, the Great Depression offers a searing lesson in the dangers of excessively restrictive monetary policy during a stock market crash.

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