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Kanji of the Day: 康 (Peace, Ease)

11 strokes

Meaning: ease, peace
On: コウ (Kō)

Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
760 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Some words that use 康:

小康 (しょうこう) lull, quiet
小康状態 (しょうこうじょうたい) state of reduced activity; lull; state of abeyance​
康寧 (こうねい) tranquility; tranquility; peacefulness​
安康 (あんこう) calm and peaceful period of time​

健康 (けんこう) health; healthy; sound; fit; wholesome​
健康的 (けんこうてき) hygienic; healthy; healthful; sanitary​
健康方 (けんこうほう) hygiene
健康状態 (けんこうじょうたい) (the condition of) one's health​ 健康食品 (けんこうしょくひん) health foods
健康体 (けんこうたい) healthy body​
健康者 (けんこうしゃ) healthy person
健康人 (けんこうじん) healthy person
健康上 (けんこうじょう) health (concerns, reasons, etc.)​
健康診断 (けんこうしんだん) physical examination; health exam; diagnostic test
健康保険 (けんこうほけん) health insurance
国民健康保険 (こくみんけんこうほけん) national health insurance​
不健康 (ふけんこう) poor health; ill health; unhealthy​
健康を損なう (けんこうをそこなう) to harm one's health; to injure one's health; to be harmful to one's health​

康保 (こうほう) Kōhō era was a Japanese era name after Ōwa and before Anna. (964.7.10-968.8.13)​
康平 (こうへい) Kōhei​ era was a Japanese era after Tengi and before Jiryaku (1058.8.29-1065.8.2)​
康治 (こうじ) Kōji era was a Japanese era name after Eiji and before Ten'yō. (1142.4.28-1144.2.23)​

Practices sentences containing 康:

健康はとても幸せなことです。
(Kenkō wa totemo shiawasena koto desu.)
Good health is a great blessing.

私はあなたの健康を心配している。
(Watashi wa anata no kenkō o shinpai shite iru.)
I worry about your health.

最後に健康診断を受けたのはいつですか?
(Saigo ni kenkōshinda o uketa no wa itsu desu ka?)
When did you have your last physical examination?

歩くのは健康に良いことだ。
(Aruku no wa kenkō ni yoi koto da.)
Walking is good for your health/To walk is a healthy form of exercise.

海辺の空気はきれいで健康的だ。
(Umibe no kūki wa kirei de kenkō-teki da)
The air by the sea is pure and healthy.

健康上の理由で仕事を辞めます。
(Kenkōjō no riyū de shigoto o yamemasu.)
I quit my job for health reasons.

彼は健康が回復した。
Kare wa kenkō ga kaifuku shita.
He got well again./He has recovered his health.

この健康状態、原因は何なんだ?
(Kono kenkō jōtai, gen'in wa nanina nda?)
What is the cause of my condition?

彼は健康上の問題で絶望していた。
(Kare wa kenkōjō no mondai de zetsubō shite ita.)
He was in despair over health problems.

彼女は健康食品に関心を持っている。
(Kanojo wa kenkō shokuhin ni kanshin o motte iru.)
She is interested in health food.

酒もタバコも健康に悪い。
(Sake mo tabako mo kenkō ni warui.)
Both drinking and smoking are bad for your health.

新鮮な野菜や果物は健康にいい。
(Shinsen'na yasai ya kudamono wa kenkō ni ī.)
Fresh fruits and vegetables are good for your health.

夜更かししていると健康を損なうよ。
(Yofukashi shite iruto kenkō o sokonau yo.)
You must not stay up late, or you will hurt your health.

喫煙に健康を損ねるリスクがあるのは事実だ。
(Kitsuen ni kenkō o sokoneru risuku ga aru no wa jijitsu da.)
It is a fact that smoking is a danger to health./It's true that smoking has a health risk.

オレンジを一日二十個以上食べるのは健康に悪いと思う。
(Orenji o tsuitachi ni jū-ko ijō taberu no wa kenkō ni warui to omou.)
I think it's unhealthy to eat more than 20 oranges a day.

April 14, 2019

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https://www.duolingo.com/NasuSamaruk0

The pronunciation of 健康 in Taiwanese Hokkien (which is kiān khong) is very similar to the one in Japanese. :)

April 16, 2019
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