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Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 常識 (joushiki)

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 常識 (joushiki)

Kana: じょうしき
Kanji: 常識
Romaji: joushiki

Type: Noun
Meaning: common sense, good sense, common knowledge, general knowledge, common practice, accepted practice, social etiquette
JLPT level: N3

Example sentences:

常識的に変だと感じないか?深呼吸をしたり目をこすったりしてみよう。
joushikiteki ni hen da to kanjinai ka. shinkokyuu o shitari me o kosuttari shite miyou.
Does it make common sense? Take a deep breath, rub your eyes.

ピーターは、原則的に外国の株は買わなかったし、なかでも日本の株は常識はずれに高いと持っていたから、日本関連の話題にはほとんど注意を払わなかった。
piitaa wa, gensokuteki ni gaikoku no kabu wa kawanakatta shi, naka demo nihon no kabu wa joushiki hazure ni takai to motte ita kara, nihon kanren no wadai ni wa hotondo chuui o harawanakatta.
Peter, who generally did not buy foreign stocks and who believed Japanese stocks in particular to be outrageously expensive, had shown little interest in anything related to Japan.

常識 (joushiki)

すでに述べた通り、常識的な人には未来を予測することはできない。
sude ni nobeta toori, joushikiteki na hito ni wa mirai o yosoku suru koto wa dekinai.
One point I’ve already made is that reasonable people are incapable of anticipating the future.

経営陣が組合に立ち向かい厳しいビジネスの常識を主張している時に、会社が解散されるというのでは、誰も納得しないだろう。
keieijin ga kumiai ni tachimukai kibishii bijinesu no joushiki o shuchou shite iru toki ni, kaisha ga kaisan sareru to iu no de wa, dare mo nattoku shinai darou.
People would simply not understand liquidation of the company at the very moment when its management was standing up to the unions and talking the language of hard commercial common sense.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 常识 (chángshí)
Korean: 상식 (sangsig)

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