Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
敗北 JLPT 1
Kana Reading
はいぼく
Romaji
haiboku
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    Meaning
    defeat
    Example sentence
    彼ら勇敢戦ったけれども敗北した Bravely though they fought, they were defeated.
  • Parts of speech
    noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru, intransitive verb
    Meaning
    to be defeated
    Example sentence
    決して敗北認めないだろう He will on no account accept defeat.

Examples of 敗北, はいぼく in a sentence


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Kanji in this word

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failure, defeat, reversal

On'Yomi: ハイ

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On'Yomi: ホク

Kun'Yomi: きた

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