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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 勤勉 (kinben)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 勤勉 (kinben)

Kana: きんべん
Kanji: 勤勉
Romaji: kinben

Type: なadjective
Meaning: diligent, industrious
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

世界中のお金を集めたところで、親が子に勤勉や満足の遅延といった価値観を教え込む努力をしなければ、学力の向上は望めない。
seikaijuu no okane o atsumeta tokoro de, oya ga ko ni kinben ya manzoku no chien to itta kachikan o oshiekomu doryoku o shinakereba, gakuryoku no koujou wa nozomenai.
All the money in the world won’t boost student achievement if parents make no effort to instill in their children the values of hard work and delayed gratification.

彼らの態度のなかに勤勉の姿勢が見える。彼らの子供への接し方に希望が見える。
karera no taido no naka ni kinben no shisei ga mieru. karera no kodomo e no sesshikata ni kibou ga mieru.
In their bearing I see hard work. In the way they handle their children I see hope.

勤勉 (kinben)

この世の財産をすべて奪われた人々も、勤勉、家族の強い絆、熱心な教育によって立ち直ることができるという如実な例だろう。
kono yo no zaisan o subete ubawareta hitobito mo, kinben, kazoku no tsuyoi kizuna, nesshin na kyouiku ni yotte tachinaoru koto ga dekiru to iu nyojitsu na rei darou.
They are a striking example of how far hard work, strong family bonds and devotion to education can carry a people who have been stripped of all their worldly assets.

信頼できる銀行に預金者が集まれば、眠っている金が勤勉な人たちに回ってくる。
shinrai dekiru ginkou ni yokinsha ga atsumareba, nemutte iru kane ga kinben na hitotachi ni mawatte kuru.
Only when savers can put their money in reliable banks that it can be channeled from the idle to the industrious.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 勤勉 (qínmiǎn)
Korean: 근면 (geunmyeon)

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