寒中水泳 Swimming in the Middle of Winter


swimming in the middle of winter; a midwinter swim

The word:

Closer look at the kanji:

B = Beginner | I = Intermediate
| A = Advanced

kan chuu sui ei

swimming in the middle of winter; a midwinter swim

kan cold

chuu middle, in the midst of

sui water

ei swimming

寒い samui – cold (weather) [B]

勉強中 benkyou chuu – while studying, in the midst of studying [I]
水中 sui chuu – underwater [I]
水曜日 sui you bi – Wednesday [B]

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shumi desu ka? dokusho to kitte shuushuu to kanchuusuiei desu.

My hobbies? They are reading books, collecting stamps and swimming in the dead of winter.


趣味 shumi – hobby

趣味ですか? shumi desu ka? – The person is repeating a question asked to himself.

読書 doku sho – reading books
切手 kitte – postal stamp
切手収集 kitte shuu shuu – collecting stamps

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