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Hi, everyone. Hi! Welcome to Kanji Time.
Today, we are going to learn N1 Kanji.
If you want to do the quiz first, please go to these times.
This kanji means “overcome, kindly, skillfully”.
The on-reading for this kanji is コク (koku) like in 克服する (kokufuku suru) which means “conquer, overcome”.
嫌いな食べ物を克服する。(Kirai na tabemono o kokufuku suru.)
食べます!(Tabemasu!)
あ、おいしい!(A, oishii!)
嫌いな食べ物を克服する。(Kirai na tabemono o kokufuku suru.)
And 克明な (kokumei na) which means “scrupulous, minute”
This kanji means “excuse, dismissal”.
The on-reading for this kanji is メン (men) like in 免許 (menkyo) which means “license”.
運転免許。 (Unten menkyo.) “Driver’s license”
And the kun-reading for this kanji is まぬか (manuka) like in 免れる (manugareru) which means “escape, be saved”.
危機的状況を免れる。(Kikiteki jōkyō o manugareru.) “Escape from the dangerous situation.”
そうなんだよ、東京はとてもね、いい所… (Sō nanda yo, Tōkyō wa totemo ne, ii tokoro…)
や!(Ya!)
元カノだ!(Motokano da!)
危ない、 気づかれるとこだった。(Abunai, kizukareru toko datta.)
ごめんね。(Gomen ne.)
This kanji means “code, ceremony, law, rule”.
The on-reading for this kanji is テン (ten) like in 古典 (koten) which means “a classic”.
古典柄。 (Kotengara.) “A classic pattern.”
古典柄の着物。(Kotengara no kimono.) “A classic pattern kimono.”
And 式典 (shikiten) which means “ceremony”.
This kanji means “concurrently, and”.
The on-reading for this kanji is ケン (ken) like in 兼任する (kennin suru) which means “have more than one post”.
And the kun-reading is か (ka) like in 兼ねる (kaneru) which means “serve both as”.
大は小を兼ねる。(Dai wa shō o kaneru.) It’s a Japanese proverb.
大きいものは、小さいものの代わりにもなる、ということです。(Ōkii mono wa, chiisai mono no kawari ni mo naru, to iu koto desu.)
This kanji means “risk, defy, damage, assume”.
The on-reading for this kanji is ボウ (bō) like in 冒険 (bōken) which means “adventure”.
And the kun-reading is おか (oka) like in 危険を冒す (kiken o okasu) which means “brave a danger”.
危ないことをする、ということですね。(Abunai koto o suru, to iu koto desu ne.)
簡単にすると。(Kantan ni suru to.)
Quiz time!
Say the reading of the following kanji:
危険を冒す (kiken o okasu)
克服する (kokufuku suru)
免れる (manugareru)
兼ねる (kaneru)
古典 (koten)
Now, say the meaning of the following words:
兼任する (kennin suru) “have more than one post”
冒険 (bōken) “adventure”
免許 (menkyo) “license”
克明な (kokumei na) “scrupulous, minute”
式典 (shikiten) “ceremony”
That’s it for today. 皆さん見てくれて、いつも本当にありがとうございます。(Mina-san mite kurete, itsumo hontō ni arigatō gozaimasu.)
皆さん、冒険してますか。 (Mina-san, bōken shite masu ka.)
よし、冒険に行くか!(Yoshi, bōken ni iku ka!)
Let’s go on an adventure!
冒険。(Bōken.)
Ciao!

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