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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 一部 (ichibu)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 一部 (ichibu)

Kana: いちぶ
Kanji: 一部
Romaji: ichibu

Type: Noun
Meaning: one part, one portion, one section, some, one copy (e.g. of a document)
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

悪いけど、人が嘘をついていると見抜くのもわたしの仕事の一部なんだよ。
warui kedo, hito ga uso o tsuite iru to minuku no mo watashi no shigoto no ichibu nan da yo.
Unfortunately, part of my job is to know when people are lying.

彼が鷹揚に渡したお金の一部が、自分が知っていたなら断じて賛成しなかったはずのことにミナコが費やしたのに衝撃を受けた。
kare ga ouyou ni watashita okane no ichibu ga, jibun ga shitte ita nara danjite sansei shinakatta hazu no koto ni minako ga tsuiyashita noni shougeki o uketa.
Among the several shocks he had to absorb, he now knew that Minako had been spending some of the money he had dispensed to her with such a liberal hand in ways he would never have approved—had he known.

一部 (ichibu)

彼らの一人が建物の玄関ドアを開けようとしたとき、天井の一部が崩れ落ちた。
karera no hitori ga tatemono no genkan doa o akeyou to shita toki, tenjou no ichibu ga kuzureochita.
When one of them attempted to open the front door of the building, part of the ceiling collapsed.

一部の人々はすでに国家政府のもとで生活し、文字も金属器も持ち、集約農業をおこない、常設の軍隊を整備していた。
ichibu no hitobito wa sud eni kokka seifu no moto de seikatsu shi, moji mo kinzokuki mo mochi, shuuyaku nougyou o okonai, jousetsu no guntai o seibi shite ita.
Some peoples were already living under state governments with writing, metal tools, intensive agriculture, and standing armies.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 一部分 (yībùfèn)
Korean: 일부 (ilbu)

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