Advertisement

Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 少なくとも (sukunakutomo)

Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 少なくとも (sukunakutomo)

Kana: すくなくとも
Kanji: 少なくとも
Romaji: sukunakutomo

Type: Adverb
Meaning: at least
JLPT level: N2

Example sentences:

不幸にも、恐れおののいたアメリカの納税者たちが愚行と呼んだため、このプログラムは廃された。少なくとも、公的には。
fukou ni mo, osore ononoita amerika no nouzeishatachi ga gukou to yonda tame, kono puroguramu wa hai sareta. sukunakutomo, kouteki ni wa.
Unfortunately, horrified American taxpayers called it absurd, and the program had been scuttled. At least publicly.

少なくとも一般大衆にとっては、私という人間はマスコミが語る私なのだ。
sukunakutomo ippan taishuu ni totte wa, watashi to iu ningen wa masukomi ga kataru watashi na no da.
For the broad public at least, I am who the media says I am.

少なくとも数万年前までは人類はみなこのような小規模血縁集団で生活していた。
sukunakutomo suuman nen mae made wa jinrui wa mina kono you na shoukibo ketsuen shuudan de seikatsu shite ita.
Probably all humans lived in such bands until at least a few tens of thousands of years ago.

すくなくとも二十人の人間が、問題の夜の行動について、警察が納得するまで、留置されて訊問を受けた。
sukunakutomo nijuunin no ningen ga, mondai no yoru no koudou ni tsuite, keisatsu ga nattoku suru made, ryuuchi sarete jinmon o uketa.
At least a score of people were detained and questioned until they could satisfy the police as to their movements on the night in question.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 至少 (zhìshǎo)
Korean: 적어도 (jeog-eodo)

Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 以降 (ikou)
Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 防止 (boushi)