JLPT N1 KANJI STUDY DAY 66: 661~670/1017

I am back! Yes, I am deciding to continue on with my kanji study (despite previously wanting to quit) and decided to just wait it out. See how it goes. After all I am already more than halfway done so, why not see where it takes me in the end?

Anyway, today’s 10 new kanji:

  1. 賜 シ、たまわ.る、 たま.う、 たも.う grant, gift, boon, results
  2. 噴 フン、ふく erupt, spout, emit, flush out
  3. 錠 ジョウ lock, fetters, shackles
  4. 謀 ボウ、ム、はか.る conspire, cheat, impose on, plan, devise, scheme, have in mind, deceive たばか.る、 はかりごと
  5. 諭 ユ、さと.す rebuke, admonish, charge, warn, persuade
  6. 薫 クン、かお.る send forth fragrance, fragrant, be scented, smoke (tobacco)
  7. 憩 ケイ、いこ.い、 いこ.う recess, rest, relax, repose
  8. 錬 レン、ね.る tempering, refine, drill, train, polish
  9. 矯 キョウ、た.める rectify, straighten, correct, reform, cure, control, pretend, falsify
  10. 謹 キン、つつし.む discreet, reverently, humbly

Sample Vocab:
賜る たまわる be given; be granted
賜杯 しはい trophy given by the Emperor
恩賜 おんし Imperial gift

噴く ふく spout; blow out
噴水 ふんすい fountain; jet water
噴出 ふんしゅつ spouting; gush
噴射 ふんしゃ jet

錠剤 じょうざい tablet; pill
手錠 てじょう handcuffs
施錠 せじょう lockup

謀る はかる plan; design; deceive
謀略 ぼうりゃく plot; intrigue
陰謀 いんぼう plot; intrigue; conspiracy

諭す さとす admonish; remonstrate
教諭 きょうゆ teacher

薫る かおる smell sweet; be fragrant
薫風 くんぷう balmy breeze
薫陶 くんとう discipline; education
薫製 くんせい smoking

憩う いこう rest; take a rest
休憩 きゅうけい rest; break; recess

錬金 れんきん alchemy; making big money (implied by dubious means)
(Note: In present day Japan, “alchemy” is only used metaphorically; to refer to improper means of making money by politicians or religious hucksters with no morals or shame)

鍛錬 たんれん discipline; temper

矯める ためる train; bend; straighten
矯正 きょうせい correct; cure

謹む つつしむ be discreet; keep from
謹賀 きんが wishes of happiness
謹慎 きんしん repentance; penitence
謹呈 きんてい presentation; proffering


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