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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 実質 (jisshitsu)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 実質 (jisshitsu)

Kana: じっしつ
Kanji: 実質
Romaji: jisshitsu

Type: Noun, のadjective
Meaning: substance, essence, real (in economics, vs. nominal, e.g. real interest rate), substantive, substantial, essential, tangible
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

我々はほとんど実質的な進展を図れなかったが、私は彼らの言葉と身振りに勇気付けられた。
wareware wa hotondo jisshitsuteki na shinten o hakarenakatta ga, watashi wa karera no kotoba to miburi ni yuuki tsukerareta.
We hadn’t made much substantive progress, but I was encouraged by both their words and their body language.

しかしながら、ハルミは自分も実質的にユキコの家族になったと考えていた。
shikashi nagara, harumi wa jibun mo jisshitsuteki ni yukiko no kazoku ni natta to kangaete ita.
Nevertheless, Harumi practically considered himself a member of Yukiko’s family by now.

実質 (jisshitsu)

台湾は台風の多い海にある小島で、国民のエネルギーと成功願望と才能を除けば実質的に天然資源はゼロだが、今日では世界三位の外貨準備高を有している。
taiwan wa taifuu no ooi umi ni aru kojima de, kokumin no enerugii to seikou ganbou to sainou o nozokeba jisshitsuteki ni tennen shigen wa zero da ga, kyou de wa sekai sani no gaika junbidaka o yuu shite iru.
Taiwan is a barren rock in a typhoon-laden sea, with virtually no natural resources—nothing but the energy, ambition, and talent of its own people—and today it has the third-largest financial reserves in the world.

中国は共産主義とは名ばかりで、実質は資本主義化していた。
chuugoku wa kyousan shugi to wa na bakari de, jisshitsu wa shihon shugika shite ita.
China was still communist in name but had become capitalist in practice.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 实质 (shízhì)
Korean: 실질 (siljil)

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