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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 傾ける (katamukeru)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 傾ける (katamukeru)

Kana: かたむける
Kanji: 傾ける
Romaji: katamukeru

Type: Verb
Meaning: to incline, to lean, to tip, to tilt, to slant, to bend, to list, to devote oneself to, to concentrate on, to pour one’s energy into, to ruin, to squander, to empty
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

傾聴すべき忠告にも耳を傾けないんですか?
keichou subeki chuukoku ni mo mimi o katamukenain desu ka.
Are you quite impervious to good advice?
***耳を傾ける (mimi o katamukeru): to listen carefully

私が言うことに耳を傾けるのだ。
watashi ga iu koto ni mimi o katamukeru no da.
Listen carefully to what I’m about to tell you.

傾ける (katamukeru)

パイロットはヘリコプターを傾けて、シューターズ・ヒルの麓の草地で降下させた。
pairotto wa herikoputaa o katamukete, shuutaazu hiru no fumoto no kusachi de kouka saseta.
The pilot banked the helicopter and set it down on a grassy area at the foot of Shuter’s Hill.

見やすいようにマスクを傾けたとき、上のほうにかすかに変色した部分があった気がした。
miyasui you ni masuku o katamuketa toki, ue no hou ni kasuka ni henshoku shita bubun ga atta ki ga shita.
As I tipped the mask over for a better view, I thought for an instant that I might have glimpsed a faint discoloration near the top.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 倾斜 (qīngxié)
Korean: 기울이다 (giul-ida)

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