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Being Pregnant

Expecting mother in Japan, should use this sign,  receive from the pediatricians or city ward office, health department. Read the sentence, memorize the kanji.

Being pregnant.

Being pregnant.

 
おなかに赤ちゃんがいます。
MEANING : There is a baby/babies in the stomach/belly (the user is being pregnant).
 
VOCABULARY :
1. おなか : onaka = (n) stomach, belly
2.赤ちゃん : akachan = (n) baby
3.います : imasu = (v) = be –> plain form: いる (いる)= iru.
 
GRAMMAR :
N + が + いる/います (n + ga + iru/imasu)
Another example how to use いる (iru) :
1.子供 が いる/います : kodomo ga iru/imasu = I have a child.
Plural form of 子供 (kodomo = child) : 子供たち (kodomotachi = children).
2. 先生 が いる/います : sensei ga iru / imasu = There/Here is the teacher. (The teacher exists/is being there/here)
先生 : sensei = teacher.
 
KANJI :
kanji1_aka- Kanji’s number in NTT Database : 0272
- Kanji of grade 1 elementary school.
– 音読み (on yomi = chinese reading) = セキ、シャク (seki, syaku)
– 訓読み (kun yomi = japanese reading) = あか (aka)
- 熟語 (jukugo = phrase) :
a. 赤字 : akaji = deficit, in the red.
b. 赤い : akai := red
c. 赤ちゃん : akachan = akachan 
  

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