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Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 合流 (gouryuu)

Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 合流 (gouryuu)

Kana: ごうりゅう
Kanji: 合流
Romaji: gouryuu

Type: Noun, のadjective, するverb
Meaning: confluence (of rivers), merge (of traffic), conflux, junction, joining, union (e.g. of forces), linking up, merging, coming together
JLPT level: N2

Example sentences:

木村が部下たちと合流したころには、地下鉄のホームはすっかり退去がすみ、部下たちがホームの端から端まで並ぶ支柱の陰に隠れていた。
kimura ga bukatachi to gouryuu shita koro ni wa, chikatetsu no hoomu wa sukkari taikyo ga sumi, bukatachi ga hoomu no hashi kara hashi made narabu shichuu no kage ni kakurete ita.
By the time Kimura dashed down to join his men, the subway platform had been entirely cleared, and his team was fanning out, taking up positions behind the support pillars that ran the length of the platform.

彼らはドイツ軍を感服させたほどの闘志を発揮して猛然と戦ったが、結局ごく一部が夜陰にまぎれて脱出に成功し、ワルシャワ守備軍に合流できただけであった。
karera wa doitsu gun o kanpuku saseta hodo no toushi o hakki shite mouzen to tatakatta ga, kekkyoku goku ichibu ga yain ni magirete dasshutsu ni seikou shi, warushawa shubigun ni gouryuu dekita dake de atta.
Although they fought fiercely, with a bravery that greatly impressed the German Army, only a small proportion ultimately managed to break out, by night, and join the garrison of Warsaw.

合流 (gouryuu)

彼らは東を目指せば脱出できることを確信し、防衛線の隊員らと合流するため引き返した。
karera wa higashi o mezaseba dasshutsu dekiru koto o kakushin shi, boueisen no taiinra to gouryuu suru tame hikikaeshita.
They were now convinced that they could get through by heading east, and they slipped back to join the other men at the perimeter.

混乱に乗じたドイツ軍装甲部隊は、南側面の空白地帯を突破し、三日目にはロッテルダムにおいて空挺部隊と合流した。
konran ni joujita doitsu gun soukou butai wa, minami sokumen no kuuhaku chitai o toppa shi, mikkame ni wa rotterudamu ni oite kuutei butai to gouryuu shita.
Exploiting the disorder, German armored forces raced through a gap in the southern flank and joined up with the airborne forces at Rotterdam on the third day.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 合流 (héliú)
Korean: 합류 (hablyu)

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