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Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 丘 (oka)

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 丘 (oka)

Kana: おか
Kanji: 丘
Romaji: oka

Type: Noun
Meaning: hill, height, knoll, rising ground
JLPT level: N3

Example sentences:

灰色の夜明けがきてから、私はあちこちの丘の頂を跳び回ってずいぶん歩いてきた。
haiiro no yoake ga kite kara, watashi wa achikochi no oka no itadaki o tobi mawatte zuibun aruite kita.
I have been walking wide, leaping on the hill-tops, since the grey dawn began.

丘の裾に着くころには息があがり、ほんとうにヒロシは行き先をわかっているのか、とミユキは不安になった。
oka no suso ni tsuku koro ni wa iki ga agari, hontou ni hiroshi wa ikisaki o wakatte iru no ka, to miyuki wa fuan ni natta.
By the time they reached the bottom of the hill, Miyuki was out of breath and wondering if Hiroshi had any idea where they were going.

丘 (oka)

彼らは丘のうえの陣地を撤収して大隊に向かうよう命じられていた。
karera wa oka no ue no jinchi o tesshuu shite daitai ni mukau you meijirarete ita.
They were ordered off their hilltop position and told to head toward Battalion.

トップのリーダーたるもの、組織のピラミッドから外に踏み出し、輝く都市の一番高い丘の上から広い範囲を見渡さなければならないと身をもって示してくださったのもあの方だった。
toppu no riidaa taru mono, soshiki no piramiddo kara soto ni fumidashi, kagayaku toshi no ichiban takai oka no ue kara hiroi han’i o miwatasanakereba naranai to mi o motte shimeshite kudasatta no mo ano hou datta.
He was an example of how the leader at the top has to step outside the pyramid of the organization to see the wider view from atop the highest hill of the shining city.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 丘 (qiū)
Korean: 언덕 (eondeog)

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