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真剣, 真険

JLPT 3
Kana Reading
しんけん
Romaji
shinken
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi), adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi)
    Meaning
    seriousness; earnestness
    Example sentence
    親父これって・・・真剣?」「当たり前だろう決闘なのだからな」 Dad, this a real sword? "Of course, it is a duel after all."
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    real sword (as opposed to unsharpened or wooden practice weapon) (practise)
    Example sentence
    真剣やってよね。学園祭は待ってくれないんだよ、もう大詰めんだから Take it seriously! The school festival won't wait for us. We're already in the final countdown.

Examples of 真剣, 真険, しんけん in a sentence


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