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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 食 (shoku)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 食 (shoku)

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MEANING:

eat, food

HOW TO READ:

On: shoku
Kun: ku.u, ku.rau, ta.beru, ha.mu

HOW TO REMEMBER:

This strawberry ice cream with umbrella (𠆢) is so good (良), I can eat it every day.

WORDS:

食う (kuu): to eat
食事 (shokuji): meal
朝食 (choushoku): breakfast
食器 (shokki): tableware
昼食 (chuushoku): lunch, midday meal
食堂 (shokudou): dining room
食物 (shokumotsu): food, foodstuff
食後 (shokugo): after a meal
食欲 (shokuyoku): appetite (for food)
食糧 (shokuryou): food, provisions
夕食 (yuushoku): evening meal, dinner
主食 (shushoku): staple food
食卓 (shokutaku): dining table
食品 (shokuhin): food, foodstuff
外食 (gaishoku): eating out
給食 (kyuushoku): provision of lunch
飲食 (inshoku): food and drink
食用 (shokuyou): for use as food
食べる (taberu): to eat, to live on
食べ物 (tabemono): food
食生活 (shokuseikatsu): eating habits
食中毒 (shokuchuudoku): food poisoning


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

彼は一人きりで昼食をした。
kare wa hitorikiri de chuushoku o shita.
He had a solitary lunch.

私はいつも晩御飯にパンを食べています。
watashi wa itsumo bangohan ni pan o tabete imasu.
I always eat bread for dinner.

彼女は食堂の戸をさっと開けた。
kanojo wa shokudou no to o satto aketa.
She threw open the dining-room door.

夏子は食事中に読むつもりで本を持って行った。
natsuko wa shokujichuu ni yomu tsumori de hon o motte itta.
Natsuko brought a book to read during the meal.

私は食卓を囲んでいる人々を、順々に観察した。
watashi wa shokutaku o kakonde iru hitobito o, junjun ni kansatsu shita.
I observed the people sitting around the dining table in turn.

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