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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 天井 (tenjou)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 天井 (tenjou)

Kana: てんじょう
Kanji: 天井
Romaji: tenjou

Type: Noun
Meaning: ceiling, ceiling price
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

ふたりは天井が高い書斎の暖炉のそばに腰をおろした。
tutari wa tenjou ga takai shosai no danro no soba ni koshi o oroshita.
The two of them sat down by the fireplace the high-ceilinged library.

ガラスの天井から差す日光を浴びて、松本はにらみつけている。
garasu no tenjou kara sasu nikkou o abite, matsumoto wa niramitsukete iru.
Matsumoto is glaring at me in the moonlight that filters down through the glass ceiling.

天井 (tenjou)

僕は力なく天井へ目をやり、頭上に垂れ下がる不気味な鍾乳石を見た。なかなかの死に場所だ。
boku wa chikara naku tenjou e me o yari, zujou ni taresagaru bukimi na shounyuuseki o mita. nakanaka no shini basho da.
I raised my eyes to the ceiling of stalactites hanging ominously overhead. This is a good place to die.

夫がお金を出さないなんてひどすぎる。天井が落ちようが、子供たちが家をなくそうが、平気なのよ。
otto ga okane o dasanai nante hidosugiru. tenjou ga ochiyou ga, kodomotachi ga ie o nakusou ga, heiki na no yo.
It’s just terrible that my husband won’t pay for it. He’s going to let the ceiling fall in. He’s going to let the children lose the house.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 天花板 (tiānhuābǎn)
Korean: 천장 (cheonjang)

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