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Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 伴う (tomonau)

Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 伴う (tomonau)

Kana: ともなう
Kanji: 伴う
Romaji: tomonau

Type: Verb
Meaning: to accompany; to go hand in hand with; to be consequent upon; to be accompanied by; to bring with; to take with; to be involved in
JLPT level: N2

Example sentences:

たしかに、中東平和交渉の泥沼に飛び込むことにはつねに危険が伴う。
tashika ni, chuutou heiwa koushou no doronuma ni tobikomu koto ni wa tsune ni kiken ga tomonau.
Yes, there is always a danger in diving back into the quagmire of Middle East peace negotiations.

歴史の転換点はここだと宣言するのには、いつでも危険がともなう。
rekishi no tenkanten wa koko da to sengen suru no ni wa, itsu demo kiken ga tomonau.
It is always dangerous to declare a turning point in history.

伴う (tomonau)

南では、近代化の過程は北よりも底なしの困難と複雑なもつれを伴った。
minami de wa, kindaika no katei wa kita yori mo sokonashi no konnan to fukuzatsu na mo tsure o tomonatta.
In the South, it was an infinitely more difficult, more complicated process.

その能力は顔と名前さえあれば、念じるだけで殺せる物だと考えれば、その見分けはとても難しく危険も伴います。
sono nouryoku wa kao to namae sae areba, nenjiru dake de koroseru mono da to kangaereba, sono miwake wa totemo muzukashiku kiken mo tomonaimasu.
Assuming this power is the ability to kill with the mind as long as you know a person’s name and face, it will be very difficult to uncover.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 伴随 (bànsuí)
Korean: 따르다 (ttaleuda)

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