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倹約, けんやく

  • ken'yaku
JLPT LEVEL 1

Definition

adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi), noun (common) (futsuumeishi), noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru, nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no'

  • thrift
  • economy
  • frugality

Examples of 倹約,けんやく in a Sentence

He pinched and scraped for many years to save money.
Living is dear, accordingly we have to economize.
Thrift is alien to my nature.
It is all very well to be frugal; but he goes too far.
To make our house payments, we're going to have to tighten our belt.
It is not wise, nor in the long run is it kind, to tax the thrifty for the thriftless.
収入低い倹約せざるを得なくなる。
A small income obliges us to thrift.

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