Easy kanji prefixes

There are a number of fairly easy kanji that will help dramatically increase your vocabulary. These kanji have specific meanings that when added to other kanji or words, it changes the whole meaning in a logical way.

大 - dai, oo - big

好き
suki
to like
大好き
dai suki
to really like, love
  嫌い
kirai
to dislike
大嫌い
daikirai
to really dislike, hate
         
地震
ji shin
earthquake
大地震
dai jishin
a huge earthquake
 
ame
rain
大雨
oo ame
heavy rain

Another similar word is: 小 (small)

毎- mai - every (attached to time words)


asa
morning
毎朝
mai asa
every morning
 
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