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Topic: Kanji of the Day
Posted: Saturday, February 2, 2019 7:43:39 PM
Topic: Kanji of the Day
Posted: Saturday, February 2, 2019 7:43:00 PM
Daemon wrote:
backer

(noun) A person who gives financial or other support.

Synonyms: angel

Usage: After the backers withdrew their support, the director was forced to cancel the troupe's upcoming Shakespeare production.


Kanji of the Day



カン すすめる quàn


Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level אַחַת
1068 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

RADICAL 19

Strokes 13-2-11

Frequency 1058

▶URGE

COMPOUNDS

ⓐ [original meaning] (persuade to act) urge, persuade, advise

encourage, promote

勧告 kankoku advice, counsel, recommendation かんこく

勧誘する kan’yū suru induce, invite, canvass, persuade かんゆうする

勧業 kangyō encouragement of industry かんぎょう

勧奨する kanshō suru encourage, promote, stimulate かんしょうする

勧善懲悪 kanzenchōaku rewarding good and punishing evil, political justice あんぜんちょうあく

勧工場 kankōba fair...bazaar...bazar かんこうば

勧進元 kanjinmoto angel, backer かんじんもと



Pray Boo hoo! backerEh?


その勧進元は本物の骨董品の良さが分かる。 Sono kanjinmoto wa honmono no kotsutōhin no yo-sa ga wakaru. そのかんじんもとはほんもののこつとうひんのよさがわかる。



The backer appreciates genuine antiques.


勧銀 kangin hypothecary bank かんぎん

KUN

【susu(meru) 勧める】

➀ⓐ urge, persuade, advise

ⓑ [sometimes also 奨める] encourage, promote, stimulate

お勧め osusume recommendation, advice, suggestion, encouragement オススメ

御勧め osusume recommendation, advice, suggestion, encouragement オススメ

勧め susume exhortation, encouragement ススメ

切に勧める setsu ni susumeru urge strongly セツニススメル

行く様に勧める iku yō ni susumeru encourage someone to go イクヨウニススメル

② offer, present

酒を勧める sake o susumeru offer wine; press wine on サケヲススメル

SYNONYMS

HASTEN



ソク うながす cù


ENCOURAGE



レイ はげむ はげます lì


ADVANCE



シン すすむ すすめる jìn


HOMOPHONES

susumeru ➳ 奨 薦 進

☿ ART RELATION ☿










Antonio Recalcati, Eduardo Arroyo, Gilles Aillaud, Vivre et laisser mourir la fin tragique de Marcel Duchamp (Live and let die the tragic death of Marcel Duchamp) 1965
huile sur toile (oil on canvas)
Topic: Kanji of the Day
Posted: Saturday, February 2, 2019 7:42:37 PM
Topic: Kanji of the Day
Posted: Sunday, October 28, 2018 11:42:33 PM
Topic: Kanji of the Day
Posted: Sunday, October 28, 2018 11:41:22 PM
Daemon wrote:
recrudesce

(verb) To break out anew or come into renewed activity, as after a period of quiescence.

Synonyms: develop, break

Usage: These political movements recrudesce from time to time.


Kanji of the Day



エン のびる のべる のべ のばす yán


Jōyō Kanji : 6th Grade (JLPT שְׁתַּיִם)

RADICAL 54

Strokes 8-3-5

Frequency 663

▶EXTEND ▶POSTPONE

COMPOUNDS

❶ⓐ [original meaning] extend (in space or time), prolong, spread

ⓑ metallurgy (cause to extend) flatten out, roll

延長 enchō extension, prolongation, continuation えんちょう

延焼 enshō spread of a fire えんしょう

延延たる en’entaru lengthy えんえんたる

延髄 enzui medulla oblongata えんずい

熱延 netsuen hot rolling ねつえん

圧延鋼 atsuenkō rolled steel あつえんこう

postpone, delay, defer

延期 enki postponement, deferment えんき

延納 ennō delayed [deferred] payment えんのう

延着 enchaku delayed arrival えんちゃく

延発 enpatsu postponement of departure, delayed departure えんぱつ

延会 enkai adjournment [postponement] of a meeting えんかい

延滞 entai arrear, arrearage えんたい

遅延 chien delay, retardation ちえん

KUN

【no(biru) 延びる】

vi

➀ extend (in space or time), be extended, be prolonged

延び nobi extension; postponement のび

延びる nobiru break...develop...recrudesce のびる



Pray Boo hoo! recrudesceEh?


時間に縛られた社会では、時は線のように、つまり過去から現在を通って未来に向かって延びる1本の直線と見られている。 Jikan ni shibara reta shakaide wa, toki wa sen no yō ni, tsumari kako kara genzai o kayotte mirainimukatte nobiru 1-pon no chokusen to mi rarete iru. じかんにしばられたしゃかいでは、ときはせんのように、つまりかこからげんざいをかよってみらいにむかってのびる1ぽんのちょくせんとみられている。



In a time-bound society time is seen as linear- in other words as a straight line recrudescing from the past, through the present, to the future.


延び率 nobiritsu growth rate のびりつ

この鉄道は国境迄延びている Kono tetsudō wa kokkyō made nobite iru This railway extends as far as the frontier このてつどうはこっきょうまでのびている

② be postponed, be delayed

延び延び nobinobi repeated delays, dragging on and on のびのび

出発が延びた Shuppatsu ga nobita The departure was postponed しゅっぱつがのびた

【no(beru) 延べる】

➀ [also 伸べる]

ⓐ extend, stretch out (one’s arm)

ⓑ spread out (bedding)

手を延べる te o noberu stretch one's arm てをのべる

② postpone, delay

日延べ hinobe postponement, adjournment ひのべ

【no(be) 延べ】

➀ [also prefix] total, aggregate

延べ時間 nobejikan total man hours のべじかん

② deferment

延べ払い nobebarai deferred payment のべばらい

【no(basu) 延ばす】

vt

➀ extend (in space or time), prolong, spread

引延す hikinobasu extend, draw out; enlarge, prolong, filibuster ひきのばす

引き延す hikinobasu extend, draw out; enlarge, prolong, filibuster ひきのばす

引延ばす hikinobasu extend, draw out; enlarge, prolong, filibuster ひきのばす

引き延ばす hikinobasu extend, draw out; enlarge, prolong, filibuster ひきのばす

寿命を延ばす jumyō o nobasu prolong one's life じゅみょうをのばす

期限を延ばす kigen o nobasu extend the term きげんをのばす

② postpone, delay, defer

返事を延ばす henji o nobasu delay one's answer へんじをのばす

SYNONYMS

SPREAD



チョウ とばり zhàng


SWELL



チョウ はれる ふくらむ ふくれる zhàng


DELAY



ユウ ユ なお yóu


HOMOPHONES

nobiru ➳ 

nobi ➳ 

noberu ➳ 

nobasu ➳ 

✥ ART RELATION ✥










André Breton, Manifestation Dada à Saint Julien le Pauvre,tirage argentique sur papier (Dada demonstration in Saint Julien the Poor, silver print on paper) 2012
10 x 16 cm, © ADAGP, Paris
Topic: Kanji of the Day
Posted: Sunday, October 28, 2018 11:40:59 PM
Topic: Kanji of the Day
Posted: Saturday, October 6, 2018 8:56:43 PM
Topic: Kanji of the Day
Posted: Saturday, October 6, 2018 8:56:30 PM
Daemon wrote:
barrelhouse

(noun) A cheap drinking and dancing establishment.

Synonyms: honky-tonk

Usage: After dinner, we grabbed a couple of beers at the local barrelhouse and let loose on the dance floor.


Kanji of the Day



オク や wū


Jōyō Kanji : 3rd Grade (JLPT שָׁלוֹשׁ)

RADICAL 44

Strokes 9-3-6

Frequency 318

▶HOUSE ▶SMALL SHOP

COMPOUNDS

house, building

屋外 okugai outdoors, open air, exterior of a house おくがい

家屋 kaoku house, building かおく

社屋 shaoku office building しゃおく

廃屋 haioku deserted house はいおく

❷ [original meaning] roof

屋上 okujō housetop, roof おくじょう

INDEPENDENT

【oku 屋】 roof; house

屋上屋を架す okujō oku o kasu gild refined gold, paint the lily おくじょうおくをかす

KUN

【ya 屋】

➀ [in compounds] house, dwelling house

屋敷 yashiki [sometimes also 邸] mansion, residence; residential lot やしき

小屋 koya cottage, hut, cabin; playhouse こや

部屋 heya room, chamber へや

母屋(=母家) omoya main house [wing] おもや

② [in compounds] roof

屋根 yane roof やね

③ⓐ [also suffix] small shop or place of business, store

ⓑ [suffix] shopkeeper, dealer

ⓒ suffix or forming names of business establishments

屋台 yatai stall, stand; float, festival car やたい

店屋 miseya shop, store みせや

料理屋 ryōriya restaurant りょうりや

魚屋 sakanaya fish shop; fish dealer さかなや

花屋 hanaya flower shop; florist はなや

庄屋 shōya village headman しょうや

本屋 hon’ya bookstore; bookseller ほんや

居酒屋 izakaya barrelhouse...honky-tonk...いざかや



Pray Boo hoo! barrelhouse Eh?


うちは、安手の居酒屋じゃないんですからね、放歌高吟はお断り。 Uchi wa, yasude no izakaya janai ndesukara ne, hōkakōgin wa okotowari. This is not some cheap barrelhouse, so we don't accept that customers sing loudly. うちは、やすでのいざかやじゃないんですからね、ほうかこうぎんはおことわり。

不動産屋 fudōsan’ya real estate agent, Realtor ふどうさんや

松坂屋 matsuzakaya Matsuzakaya Department Store まつざかや

④ colloquial occupation suffix--sometimes indicates slight contempt or humility

事務屋 jimuya clerk, office worker じむや

何でも屋 nandemoya jack-of-all-trades なんでもや

⑤ colloquial suffix indicating the peculiarity or idiosyncrasy of a person

気取り屋 kidoriya affected person, snob きどりや

分からず屋 wakarazuya obstinate person, hardhead わからずや

恥ずかしがり屋 haukashigariya shy person はずかしがりや

⑥ [sometimes also 家] suffix after stage family names

音羽屋 otowaya Otowaya (stage name of a kabuki family) おとわや

SYNONYMS

STATELY RESIDENCE



テイ やしき dǐ


PROFESSION SUFFIX



シ shì


GUY



ド やつ やっこ nú


USAGE

ya



➀ [in compounds] house, dwelling house

② [in compounds] roof

③ⓐ [also suffix] small shop or place of business, store

ⓑ [suffix] shopkeeper, dealer

ⓒ suffix for forming names of business establishments

④ colloquial occupation suffix--sometimes indicates slight contempt or humility

⑤ colloquial suffix indicating the peculiarity or idiosyncrasy of a person

⑥ [sometimes also 家] suffix after stage family names



➀ [also suffix] house, home

② [usu. 屋] suffix after stage family names

★Both 屋 and 家 refer to a house or dwelling, but they are not used interchangeably in the same compounds.

HOMOPHONES

ya ➳ 

yashiki ➳ 邸 屋敷

◘ ART RELATION ◘










Raoul Hausmann, Tatlin lebt zu Hause [Tatlin at home/Tatline chez lui] 1920
Photomontage et aquarelle (Photomontage and watercolor) 41 x 28 cm
Stockholm, Moderna Museet
Topic: Kanji of the Day
Posted: Saturday, October 6, 2018 8:56:12 PM
Topic: Kanji of the Day
Posted: Friday, September 7, 2018 10:51:06 PM