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Topic: Kanji of the Day
Posted: Saturday, June 16, 2018 8:33:09 PM
Topic: Kanji of the Day
Posted: Saturday, June 16, 2018 8:32:49 PM
Daemon wrote:
earsplitting

(adjective) Loud and shrill enough to hurt the ears.

Synonyms: deafening, thunderous

Usage: When the little boy throws a tantrum, he lets loose with the most fearful, earsplitting screams.


Kanji of the Day



カン gǎn


Jōyō Kanji : 3rd Grade (JLPT שְׁתַּיִם)

RADICAL 61

Strokes 13-4-9

Frequency 267

▶SENSE ▶FEEL

COMPOUNDS

❶ⓐ [also suffix] sense, feeling, sensation, sentiment, emotion

ⓑ (faculty of perception) sense

ⓒ (detect) sense, be sensitive to

感情 kanjō feelings, emotion, sentiment かんじょう

感想 kansō thoughts, impressions かんそう

同感 dōkan same sentiment, sympathy どうかん

劣等感 rettōkan inferiority complex れっとうかん

責任感 sekininkan sense of responsibility せきにんかん

親近感 shinkinkan feeling of intimacy しんきんかん

五感 gokan the five senses ごかん

第六感 dairokkan the sixth sense, intuition だいろっかん

臨場感 rinjōkan (sense of) presence, realism, ambiance りんじょうかん

敏感な binkan na sensitive びんかんな

感光版 kankōban sensitive plate かんこうばん

感熱剤 kannetsuzai heat sensitizer かんえつざい

❷ⓐ feel, perceive

ⓑ [original meaning] feel deeply, feel admiration, be moved, be affected, be impressed

感覚 kankaku sense, sensation, feeling かんかく

感知する kanchi suru perceive, become aware of かんちする

感応作用 kannō sayō induction かんおうさよう

共感する kyōkan suru sympathize with, feel sympathy (for) きょうかんする

実感する jikkan suru feel actually; realize, experience personally じっかんする

感動する kandō suru be moved, be impressed かんどうする

感銘 kanmei deep impression かんめい

感度良好 kandoryōkō thunderous...deafening...earsplitting かんどりょうこう



Whistle Boo hoo! earsplitting Eh?


突然の感度良好雷鳴が聞こえた Totsuzen no kando ryōkō raimei ga kikoeta Suddenly I heard an earsplitting clap of thunder とつぜんのかんどうりょうこうらいめいがきこえた

感激 kangeki deep emotion かんげき

感心 kanshin admiration かんしん

❸ be affected, be influenced, be struck by, contract

感電 kanden electric shock かんでん

感染 kansen infection かんせん

流感(=流行性感冒) ryūkan (=ryūkōsei kanbō) cold, influenza りゅうかん(=りゅうこうせいかんぼう)

④ feel gratitude, thank

感謝 kansha gratitude, thanks かんしゃ

INDEPENDENT

【kan 感】 feeling, sensation, sentiment, sense, emotion; impression

隔世の感が有る kakusei no kan ga aru be poles apart かくせいのかんがある

【kanjiru (=kanzuru) 感じる(=感ずる)】 be conscious of, suffer, be sensible to, have a feeling that; be impressed, be struck

感じ kanji feeling, sense, sensation, touch, feel; impression, sentiment かんじ

SYNONYMS

EMOTION



ジョウ セイ なさけ qíng


KNOW



チ しる しらせる zhī


be moved



どう うごく うごかす dòng


HOMOPHONES

kan ➳ 

± ART RELATION ±










Ernst Linck, Sophie Taeuber and Hans Arp in front of Sophie Taeuber's puppets, 1918
Stiftung (Foundation) Hans Arp und Sophie Taeuber-Arp, e.V., Rolandseck
© 2005 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Topic: Kanji of the Day
Posted: Saturday, June 16, 2018 8:32:31 PM
Topic: Kanji of the Day
Posted: Saturday, May 26, 2018 8:17:27 PM
Topic: Kanji of the Day
Posted: Saturday, May 26, 2018 8:17:11 PM
Daemon wrote:
rascal

(noun) One who is playfully mischievous..

Synonyms: scamp, imp, rapscallion, scallywag

Usage: The young rascal, being expert at a variety of feints and dodges, of which my aunt had no conception, soon went whooping away.


Kanji of the Day



ギ ゲ たわむれる xì


Jōyō Kanji : High School (8th Grade ~ JLPT אַחַת)

RADICAL 62

Strokes 15-4-11

Frequency 1531

▶SPORT

COMPOUNDS

❶ⓐ sport, frolic, play

ⓑ sport, fun, play, jest, joke

ⓒ play with (a woman), dally, flirt

遊戯 yūgi game, pastime, amusement ゆうぎ

嬉戯する kigi suru frisk, frolic きぎする

児戯 jigi child’s play, kid stuff じぎ

球戯 kyūgi ball game きゅうぎ

前戯 zengi foreplay ぜんぎ

❷ sportive, frolicsome, humorous

戯評 gihyō humorous [sarcastic] comments, cartoon, caricature ぎひょう

戯画 giga cartoon, comics ぎが

戯文 gibun nonsense literature, burlesque, literary parody ぎぶん

戯作者 gesakusha fiction writer, author of popular stories げさくしゃ

❸ theatrical play, performance, drama

戯曲 gikyoku drama, play ぎきょく

KUN

【tawamu(reru) 戯れる】 sport, play, frolic; joke, jest; dally, flirt

戯れ tawamure play, sport, fun, caprice; joke, jest; flirtation たわむれ

子猫がボ一ルに戯れている Koneko ga bōru ni tawamurete iru The kitten is playing with a ball こねこがぼうるにたわむれている

女と戯れる onna to tawamureru flirt with a woman おんあとたわむれる

SPECIAL READINGS

悪戯 itazura mischief...prank...practical joke いたずら

悪戯子 itazurakko scallywag, rapscallion, imp, scamp, rascal いたずらっこ



Shame on you Whistle rascal Eh?


彼をうそつきということはできようが、悪戯子とはいえない。 Kare o uso tsuki toiu koto wa dekyo uga, itazurakko to wa ie nai. You may call him a liar, but you cannot call him a rascal. かれをうそつきということはできょうが、いたずらっことはいえない。

悪戯 warujare offensive joke わるじゃれ

悪戯 akugi offensive joke あくぎ

悪戯 waruitazura offensive joke わるいたずら

悪戯 waruzare offensive joke わるざれ

SYNONYMS

PLAY



ユウ ユ あそぶ あそばす yóu


COMIC



マン màn


SPORT



ギ ゲ たわむれる たわむれ xì hū


USAGE

itazura

悪戯

mischief, prank, practical joke



uselessness, idleness

HOMOPHONES

itazura ➳ 悪戯 徒

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Hannah Höch, Untitled, 1933, collage
Topic: Kanji of the Day
Posted: Saturday, May 26, 2018 8:16:57 PM
Topic: Kanji of the Day
Posted: Saturday, May 19, 2018 8:51:50 PM
Topic: Kanji of the Day
Posted: Saturday, May 19, 2018 8:51:33 PM
Daemon wrote:
transience

(noun) The attribute of being brief or fleeting.

Synonyms: brevity, briefness

Usage: The superficiality and transience of the club scene is part of its appeal for young people.


Kanji of the Day



カン みる guān guàn


Jōyō Kanji : 4th Grade (JLPT שְׁתַּיִם)

RADICAL 147

Strokes 18-7-11

Frequency 450

▶VIEW

COMPOUNDS

❶ [original meaning] view, behold, look; observe, inspect

観光 kankō sightseeing かんこう

観客 kankyaku audience, spectators かんきゃく

観劇 kangeki theatergoing かんげき

観察 kansatsu observation, supervision かんさつ

観賞 kanshō admiration, enjoyment かんしょう

傍観する bōkan suru look on, sit as a spectator ぼうかんする

楽観 rakkan optimism, hopeful view らっかん

❷ⓐ view, spectacle, sight

ⓑ appearance, look, condition

景観 keikan scene, spectacle, view, sight けいかん

美観 bikan fine view, beautiful sight びかん

壮観 sōkan grand sight, magnificent view そうかん

外観 gaikan external appearance, outward show がいかん

❸ [also suffix] view, conception, outlook, theory

観点 kanten point of view かんてん

観念 kannen idea, conception, notion かんえん

主観 shukan subjectivity; subject しゅかん

先入観 sennyūkan preconception, bias, prejudice せんゆうかん

人生観 jinseikan one’s view [theory] of life, outlook on life じんせいかん

無常観 mujōkan briefness...brevity...transience むじょうかん



Pray Boo hoo! transience Eh?


無常観は機知の精髄。 Mujōkan wa kichi no seizui. Transience is the soul of wit. むじょうかんはきちのせいずい。

世界観 sekaikan world view, outlook on the world, Weltanschauung (philosophy), appearance of a world (e.g. in fiction) せかいかん

⓸ Taoist temple

道観 dōkan Taoist temple どうかん

❺ [rare] watchtower, turret

楼観 rōkan watchtower とうかん

❻ unclassified compounds

観音 kannon Avalokitesvara, Buddhist Goddess of Mercy かんおん

INDEPENDENT

【kan 観】 appearance, look, condition; Taoist temple

…の観が有る …no kan ga aru appear, look like のかんがある

【kanjiru (=kanzuru) 観じる(=観ずる)】 grasp the truth after thinking it over

KUN

【mi(ru) 観る】 [usu. 見る] view (flowers), watch (a movie), see, observe, appreciate

花を観る hana o miru view (cherry) blossoms はなをみる

SYNONYMS

view (personal opinion)



ケン みる みえる みせる jiàn xiàn


REGARD



シ shì


(beautiful) scenery



フウ フ かぜ かざ- -かぜ fēng


HOMOPHONES

miru ➳ 見 看 診

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Anonyme, Portrait de groupe au Tyrol (Tristan Tzara, Maya K., Louise Ernst, André Breton et Max Ernst) 1921
14.8 x 10.5 cm (5 13/16 x 4 1/8 in.)
Topic: Kanji of the Day
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