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Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 以降 (ikou)

Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 以降 (ikou)

Kana: いこう
Kanji: 以降
Romaji: ikou

Type: Noun
Meaning: on and after, as from, hereafter, thereafter, since
JLPT level: N2

Example sentences:

9・11以降、外国の多くの学生が、ビザの取得が困難なためにアメリカで教育を受けるのを考えなおすようになった。
kyuu juuichi ikou, gaikoku no ooku no gakusei ga, biza no shutoku ga konnan na tame ni amerika de kyouiku o ukeru no o kangae naosu you ni natta.
Since 9/11 a lot of foreign students were having second thoughts about studying in the States due to the difficulties in obtaining visas.

1880年代以降、わが国の産業の優位は最初はアメリカ、次にドイツとの競争に直面した結果、着実に失われていた。
sen hachihyaku hachi juu nendai ikou, wagakuni no sangyou no yuui wa saisho wa amerika, tsugi ni doitsu to no kyousou ni chokumen shita kekka, chakujitsu ni ushinawarete ita.
Beginning in the 1880s, our industrial supremacy had been steadily eroding in the face of first American, then German competition.

以降 (ikou)

とくに1717年に金本位制が導入されて以降、貨幣価値の切り下げはおこなわれなくなった。
toku ni sen nanahyaku juu nana nen ni kinhon’isei ga dounyuu sarete ikou, kahei kachi no kirisage wa okonawarenaku natta.
There would be no more debasement of the coinage, particularly after the adoption of the gold standard in 1717.

19世紀半ばの南米戦争以降、アメリカは並はずれた経済成長を遂げた。
juukyuu seiki nakaba no nanbei sensou ikou, amerika wa nami hazureta keizai seichou o togeta.
Ever since the Civil War, the United States has been on an extraordinary economic surge.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 以后 (yǐhòu)
Korean: 이후 (ihu)

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