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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 議 (gi)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 議 (gi)

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MEANING:

deliberation, consultation, debate, consideration

HOW TO READ:

On: gi

COMPOUNDS:

論議 (rongi): discussion, argument
議員 (giin): member of the Diet, congress of parliament
閣議 (kakugi): cabinet meeting
会議 (kaigi): meeting, conference
審議 (shingi): deliberation
議会 (gikai): Diet, congress, parliament
抗議 (kougi): protest, objection
討議 (tougi): debate, discussion
議論 (giron): argument, discussion, dispute
評議 (hyougi): conference, discussion
議決 (giketsu): resolution, decision
異議 (igi): objection, dissent, protest
議題 (gidai): topic of discussion, agenda
議案 (gian): legislative bill, measure
議院 (giin): parliament, congress, diet
争議 (sougi): dispute, quarrel, strike
合議 (gougi): consultation, conference
決議 (ketsugi): resolution, vote, decision
議長 (gichou): chairman, president
謀議 (bougi): plot, conspiracy
物議 (butsugi): public discussion, controversy
協議 (kyougi): conference, consultation
議席 (giseki): parliamentary seat
本会議 (honkaigi): plenary session, regular session
会議室 (kaigishitsu): conference room, council room
議事堂 (gijidou): parliament house, capitol
不思議 (fushigi): wonder, miracle, strange
国会議員 (kokkaigiin): member of National Diet, Diet member


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

人の波は議事堂の広大な敷地を埋め尽くした。
hito no nami wa gijidou no koudai na shikichi o umetsukushita.
The crowd filled the large grounds of the Capitol.

あと二つの人事は、ほかよりも議論を呼んだ。
ato futatsu no jinji wa, hoka yori mo giron o yonda.
Two other appointments excited more comment.

会議が最優先すべきなのはローデシア情勢だった。
kaigi ga saiyuusen subeki na no wa roodeshia jousei datta.
It was the situation in Rhodesia which had to be the the meeting’s real priority.

お前はなかなか口達者だよ、議員にならないのが不思議だな。
omae wa nakanaka kuchidassha da yo, giin ni naranai no ga fushigi da na.
You’re quite a powerful speaker. I wonder why you don’t go into Parliament.

私は彼に、ニューヨークでの決議のあらゆる文言は議論されつくしたと言った。
watashi wa kare ni, nyuuyooku de no ketsugi no arayuru mongon wa giron saretsukushita to itta.
I told him that every word in the resolution in New York had been thoroughly debated.

アラブ連盟はシリアの休戦を求め、アサド政権に対し、軍隊を主要な都市から撤退させて政治犯を釈放し、ジャーナリストや人道的支援者の活動を保護し、抗議者たちとの対話を開始するように呼びかけた。
arabu renmei wa shiria no kyuusen o motome, asado seiken ni taishi, guntai o shuyou na toshi kara tettai sasete seijihan o shakuhou shi, jaanarisuto ya jindouteki shiensha no katsudou o hogo shi, kougishatachi to no taiwa o kaishi suru you ni yobikaketa.
League demanded a cease-fire in Syria and called on the Assad regime to pull its troops back from the major cities, release political prisoners, protect access for journalists and humanitarian workers, and begin a dialogue with the protesters.

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