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Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 儲ける (moukeru)

Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 儲ける (moukeru)

Kana: もうける
Kanji: 儲ける
Romaji: moukeru

Type: Verb
Meaning: to profit, to get, to earn, to gain, to have (bear, beget) a child, to have a stroke of luck
JLPT level: N2

Example sentences:

でも、わたしが少しばかり儲けたからって、なぜ四の五の言われなきゃいけないの?
demo, watashi ga sukoshi bakari mouketa kara tte, naze shi no go no iwarenakya ikenai no.
But why should they mind my making a little money?

このあいだ結婚式に出たんですが、学部のときの仲間はみんな投資銀行家になっていて、どれぐらい儲けたかという話ばかりしている。
kono aida kekkonshiki ni detan desu ga, gakubu no toki no nakama wa minna toushi ginkouka ni natte ite, dore gurai mouketa ka to iu hanashi bakari shite iru.
I was at a wedding recently, and all my college buddies were there who are now investment bankers, and they were talking about how much they made.

儲ける (moukeru)

僕は気に入っていた。タフな交渉では激しい気性が大切で、知力と意志の力のみで巨額の金を儲けたり失ったりする。
boku wa ki ni itte ita. tafu na koushou de wa hageshii kishou ga taisetsu de, chiryoku to ishi no chikara nomi de kyogaku no kane o mouketari ushinattari suru.
I loved the handicapping aspect of the deals, the tough negotiating in which temperament mattered and huge sums of money were won or lost based on pure intellect and will.

お人好しであれば、金は儲けられない。
ohitoyoshi de areba, kane wa moukerarenai.
If I’m too generous, I make no money.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 赚钱 (zhuànqián)
Korean: 벌다 (beolda)

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