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Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 例 (rei)

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 例 (rei)

Kana: れい
Kanji: 例
Romaji: rei

Type: Noun, のadjective
Meaning: custom, practice, habit, usual, said, aforementioned, instance, example, case, illustration, usage, precedent
JLPT level: N3

Example sentences:

これはとてもうまくいった例で、ベストを尽くしてもこれほどではないことが多かった。私はスポーツも勉強もあまり得意ではなかった。
kore wa totemo umaku itta rei de, besuto o tsukushite mo kore hodo de wa nai koto ga ookatta. watashi wa supootsu mo benkyou mo amari tokui de wa nakatta.
Very often my best didn’t turn out that well. I was neither an athlete nor a standout student.

この罪で歴史上最も有名な例は、愛するイエスへのユダの裏切りだ。
kono tsumi de rekishijou motto mo yuumei na rei wa, aisuru iesu e no yuda no uragiri da.
History’s most notorious example of the sin had been Judas’s betrayal of his beloved Jesus.

例 (rei)

インド銀行が、公営・民営銀行や多国籍企業との激化する競争に直面していたことを示す例がほかにもある。
indo ginkou ga, kouei min’ei ginkou ya takokuseki kigyou to no gekika suru kyousou ni chokumen shite ita koto o shimesu rei ga hoka ni mo aru.
Other stories explained that the Bank of India had been facing increasing competition from both public and private-sector banks and multinational corporations.

例の手紙に使用したのと同一の便箋が一冊と、多量の靴下とを見つけました。
rei no tegami ni shiyou shita no to douitsu no binsen ga issatsu to, taryou no kutsushita to o mitsukemashita.
I found a block of notepaper similar to that on which the letters were written and a large quantity of hosiery.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 例 (lì)
Korean: 예 (ye)

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