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Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 合わせる (awaseru)

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 合わせる (awaseru)

Kana: あわせる
Kanji: 合わせる
Romaji: awaseru

Type: Verb
Meaning: to match (rhythm, speed, etc.), to join together, to unite, to combine, to add up, to face, to be opposite (someone), to compare, to check with, to cause to meet (e.g. an unpleasant fate), to place together, to connect, to overlap, to mix, to combine, to put blade to blade, to fight
JLPT level: N3

Example sentences:

とても合わせる顔がないわ。逃げ出してしまう。
totemo awaseru kao ga nai wa. nigedashite shimaou.
I can’t face him. I will run away.

よくもわたしに合わせる顔があるわね!
yokumo watashi ni awaseru kao ga aru wa ne.
I don’t see how you have the gall to face me!

現在、先進国の銀行資産を合わせると、それらの国々のGDPの150パーセントほどにもなる。
genzai, senshinkoku no ginkou shisan o awaseru to, sorera no kuniguni no jiidiipii no hyaku gojuu paasento hodo ni mo naru.
Today, banking assets in the world’s major economies are equivalent to around 150 per cent of those countries’ combined GDP.

それにアジアの豊かな文化と伝統という遺産が合わせると、いわゆるコンテンツ貿易の中核になる滞在的な力にはものすごいものがあります。
sore ni ajia no yutaka na bunka to dentou to iu isan ga awaseru to, iwayuru kontentsu boueki no chuukaku ni naru taizaiteki na chikara ni wa monosugoi mono ga arimasu.
This, together with the rich culture and heritage of Asia, presents the region with tremendous potential to be a content-trading hub.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 组合 (zǔhé)
Korean: 맞추다 (majchuda)

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