Kanji of the Day 複 (Duplicate, Complex)

複 (14 strokes)

Meaning: duplicate, multiple, compound, double
On Reading: フク (fuku)

Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
915 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Some words that use 複:

複 (ふく) compound; composite; multiple; re-; bi-; doubles (tennis)​
複雑 (ふくざつ) complex; complicated; intricate; mixed (feelings)​
複雑さ (ふくざつさ) complexity
複数 (ふくすう) plural; multiple; several​
複数形 (ふくすうけい) plural form (grammar)
複写 (ふくしゃ) copying; duplication; reproduction; copy​
複写機 (ふくしゃき) photocopy machine
複製 (ふくせい) reproduction; duplication; reprinting​
複合 (ふくごう) composite; combined; complex​
複眼 (ふくがん) compound eyes
単複 (たんぷく) simplicity and complexity; singular and plural

Example Sentences

My brother could not solve the complicated problem.

I have mixed feelings about this.

That is a very complex machine.

That painting is a copy.

The picture you are looking at is a reproduction of a Picasso.

We've run out of paper for the photocopier.

This story is too complex for children.

"Mice" is the plural form of "mouse."

In Esperanto an adjective ends in "a." The plural is formed by adding "j."

March 28, 2019

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March 29, 2019
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