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残酷

JLPT 1
Kana Reading
ざんこく
Romaji
zankoku
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi), noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    Meaning
    cruelty; harshness
    Example sentence
    幼児子供部屋閉じ込めておくのは残酷な行いである It is an act of cruelty to lock a small child in his room.

Examples of 残酷, ざんこく in a sentence


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