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Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 並ぶ (narabu)

Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 並ぶ (narabu)

Kana: ならぶ
Kanji: 並ぶ
Romaji: narabu

Type: Verb
Meaning: to line up, to stand in a line
JLPT level: N5

Example sentences:

古い本が並ぶ雑然とした書斎で、白鳥は机に身を乗り出し、関節炎を患う手で受話器を握っている。
furui hon ga narabu zatsuzen to shita shosai de, shiratori wa tsukue ni mi o noridashi, kansetsuen o wazurau te de juwaki o nigitte iru.
In a cluttered library lined with old books, Shiratori hunched over his desk, clutching a phone receiver in his arthritic hand.

いまは宝飾品の店ばかりが並んでいるが、昔からそうだったわけではない。
ima wa houshokuhin no mise bakari ga narande iru ga, mukashi kara sou datta wake de wa nai.
Today the vendors are mostly goldsmiths and jewelers, but that has not always been the case.

史上初めて、太平洋貿易額が大西洋貿易額に並んだのだ。
shijou hajimete, taiheiyou bouekigaku ga taiseiyou bouekigaku ni naranda no da.
For the first time in history, transpacific trade equaled transatlantic trade.

走ってくる順に内側から並んでください。
hashitte kuru jun ni uchigawa kara narande kudasai.
Please line up in order of the people running.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 排队 (páiduì)
Korean: 늘어서다 (neul-eoseoda)

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