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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 類 (rui)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 類 (rui)

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MEANING:

sort, kind, variety, class, genus

HOW TO READ:

On: rui
Kun: tagu.i

JLPT LEVEL: N3

COMPOUNDS:

類い (tagui): kind, sort, type
人類 (jinrui): mankind, humanity
種類 (shurui): variety, kind, category
書類 (shorui): documents, official papers
親類 (shinrui): relation, kin
衣類 (irui): clothes, clothing
部類 (burui): class, heading, group
比類 (hirui): parallel, equal, match
類型 (ruikei): type, pattern, shape
無類 (murui): matchless, unequalled
分類 (bunrui): classification, sorting
類似 (ruiji): resemblance, similarity
同類 (dourui): the same kind, accomplice, partner
酒類 (shurui): alcoholic drinks, liquor
一類 (ichirui): same kind, accomplices
鳥類 (chourui): birds
肉類 (nikurui): (kinds of) meat
類する (ruisuru): to be similar to
人類学 (jinruigaku): anthropology
魚介類 (gyokairui): marine products, seafood
種類豊富 (shuruihoufu): rich in variety, diverse

EXAMPLE SENTENCES:


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あらゆる独裁体制はある程度まで類似してくる。
arayuru dokusai taisei wa aru teido made ruiji shite kuru.
To a certain extent, all dictatorships are alike.

灰になるのを免れた書類も、焦げ目がついている。
hai ni naru no o manugareta shorui mo, kogeme ga tsuite iru.
Black scorch marks are still visible on the papers that survived.

北朝鮮の社会では自分たちの同類と付き合うのが不文律だ。
kitachousen no shakai dewa jibuntachi no dourui to tsukiau no ga fubunritsu da.
North Korean society demands that people stick to their own.

松本は、ほかの人のまねをしてそっくりに話すという比類ない才能がある。
matsumoto wa, hoka no hito no mane o shite sokkuri ni hanasu to iu hirui nai sainou ga aru.
Matsumoto has an unrivaled ability to talk exactly like other people.

どんな種類の捜査も不必要になればいいと、まだ、わたしたちは望んでいるんだ。
donna shurui no sousa mo fuhitsuyou ni nareba ii to, mada, watashitachi wa nozonde irun da.
We are still hoping that there will turn out to be no need for investigation of any kind.

君は知るまいが、あれは鉄の精神をもつ女だ。外面は女性としても無類の美しさをもちながら、内心は、男もおよばぬ果敢さがある。
kimi wa shiru mai ga, are wa tetsu no seishin o motsu onna da. gaimen wa josei toshite mo murui no utsukushisa o mochinagara, naishin wa, otoko mo oyobanu kakansa ga aru.
You do not know her, but she has a soul of steel. She has the face of the most beautiful of women, and the mind of the most resolute of men.

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