There are times when I wish I was surrounded by reporters again.
Circle the numbers on all of the correct answers.
Since Japan is surrounded by oceans, has salt always been available there?
This word consists of kanji with hiragana attached. Because the hiragana ends with an う sound, you know this word is a verb. The kanji itself means surround so the verb vocab version is to surround or to enclose.
Since this word consists of a kanji with hiragana attached, you can bet that it will use the kun'yomi reading. You didn't learn that reading with this kanji, so here's a mnemonic to help you:
People surround you. They circle around you, calling you a chicken. "Cacko! (かこ) Cacko! Cacko!" Wait, this isn't the sound a chicken makes, right? You laugh at them, thinking their way of making a chicken noise is weird. Go ahead and join in with them and say "Cacko" with them as well.