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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 体験 (taiken)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 体験 (taiken)

Kana: たいけん
Kanji: 体験
Romaji: taiken

Type: Noun, するverb
Meaning: personal experience, physical experience, one’s own experience
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

わたしはさっきの恐ろしい体験を語りたいのよ。
watashi wa sakki no osoroshii taiken o kataritai no yo.
I want to talk about my dreadful experience.

文化大革命を体験した両親を見ていますからね。自分たちも大学教授になり、とぼしい給料の足しにささやかな副業をして、論文を一本ぐらい発表するのがせいぜいだと思っていた。
bunka daikakumei o taiken shita ryoushin o mite imasu kara ne. jibuntachi mo daigaku kyouju ni nari, toboshii kyuuryou no tashi ni sasayakana fukugyou o shite, ronbun o ippon gurai happyou suru no ga seizei da to omotte ita.
They saw their parents going through the Cultural Revolution. The best they could do was become a professor, do a little project on the side because a professor’s pay is horrible, and maybe get one paper published.

体験 (taiken)

この体験をもとに、私はその後いまにいたるまでキャリアを積んできた。
kono taiken o moto ni, watashi wa sonogo ima ni itaru made kyaria o tsunde kita.
These experiences established a pattern for all the years and careers that came afterward.

僕を信頼していいのかお迷いのようですが、ここ数日のあなたの体験を考えれば無理もありません。
boku o shinrai shite ii no ka o mayoi no you desu ga, koko suujitsu no anata no taiken o kangaereba muri mo arimasen.
I can see that you’re not sure you trust me, and this is understandable considering all you’ve been through the past few days.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 经历 (jīnglì)
Korean: 체험 (cheheom)

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