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音読み (おんよみ): ジ、チ

訓読み (くんよみ): おさ・める、おさ・まる、なお・る、なお・す

部首 (ぶしゅ): 氵 (さんずい)

Meaning: reign, rule, govern, quell, cure, heal, subdue, calm down

Notes:

宇治

うじ
Uji prefecture

自治

じち
self government, autonomy

治安

ちあん
public order

治める

おさめる
govern, quel; be at peace, clamp down, lessen

治す

なおす
heal, cure

 

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Written by bunkalearner

2010/08/10 at 8:17 am

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音読み (おんよみ): ルイ

訓読み (くんよみ): たぐい

部首 (ぶしゅ): 頁 (おおがい)

Meaning: class, group, kind, category

Notes:

種類

しゅるい
variety, type, kind

親類

しんるい
relatives, kin

衣類

いるい
clothing, clothes

“Narita Airport coat pickup #1008” from Flickr member Nemo’s great uncle. (Click image to enlarge.  Original image is here.)

 

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2010/08/06 at 8:14 am

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音読み (おんよみ): シュ

訓読み (くんよみ): たね

部首 (ぶしゅ): 禾 (のぎへん)

Meaning: seed, species, kind, class, variety

Notes:

種子

しゅし
seed, pit

種類

しゅるい
variety, type, kind

種まき

たねまき
sowing, planting, or scattering seeds

 

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2010/08/05 at 8:09 am

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音読み (おんよみ):  ショウ

訓読み (くんよみ): や・く、や・ける

部首 (ぶしゅ):火(ひへん)

Meaning: burn, heat, grill, cook, temper

Notes:

焼失する

しょうしつする
be destroyed by fire

“Ryūkyū yakisoba (琉球焼そば) #3573” from Flickr member Nemo’s great uncle.  (Click image to enlarge.  Original image is here.)

焼きそば

やきそば
japanese fried soba noodles

雪焼け

ゆきやけ
sunburn caused by snow on a sunny day

 

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Kanji originally posted 2009.12.24 7:02

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2010/07/24 at 9:02 am

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音読み (おんよみ): ネン

訓読み (くんよみ): Freebie!

部首 (ぶしゅ):心(こころ)

Meaning:  wish, feeling, sense, idea, desire, attention

Notes:

記念

きねん
anniversary, commenmoration

“museum poster (寅さん記念館) #4070” from Flickr member Nemo’s great uncle.  (Click image to enlarge, original image is here.)

断念する

だんねんする
give up, abandon

 

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Kanji originally posted 2009.11.22 8:51

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2010/06/22 at 7:51 am

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音読み (おんよみ): シン

訓読み (くんよみ): Freebie!

部首 (ぶしゅ):亻(にんべん)

Meaning:  trust, believe, truth, fidelity

Notes:

送信

そうしん
transmit, send

通信

つうしん
correspondance, communication, transmission, news, signal

 

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Kanji originally published 2009.11.16 9:39

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2010/06/16 at 8:19 am

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音読み (おんよみ): テイ

訓読み (くんよみ): そこ

部首 (ぶしゅ):广(まだれ)

Meaning:  bottom, base, depth

Notes:

海底

かいてい
bottom of the ocean

谷底

たにぞこ
bottom of a valley or ravine

船底

ふなぞこ
ship’s bottom

 

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Kanji originally posted 2009.11.01 9:34

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2010/06/01 at 8:20 am