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Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 座 (za)

Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 座 (za)

Kana: ざ
Kanji: 座
Romaji: za

Type: Noun
Meaning: seat; place; position; status; gathering; group; stand; pedestal; platform
JLPT level: N2

Example sentences:

彼は、より攻撃的な政策と迅速な行動を求める世論に応えて政権の座についたのである。
kare wa, yori kougekiteki na seisaku to jinsoku na koudou o motomeru yoron ni kotaete seiken no za ni tsuita no de aru.
He came into power on the surge of a demand for a more offensive policy and quicker action.

サダム・フセインが権力の座を追われたのはよかったと思う。
sadamu fusein ga kenryoku no za o owareta no wa yokatta to omou.
I am glad Saddam Hussein was removed from power.

座 (za)

北朝鮮ではキムイルソンがソ連の手によって政権の座に据えられていた。
kitachousen de wa kimuiruson ga soren no te ni yotte seiken no za ni suerarete ita.
In North Korea, Kim Il Sung had been installed by his sponsors from the Soviet Union.

世界唯一の超大国としての責任を果たすため、兵士の優秀さと装備においては世界一の座を保ち続ける。
sekai yuiitsu no chou taikoku toshite no sekinin o hatasu tame, heishi no yuushuusa to soubi ni oite wa sekaiichi no za o tamochitsuzukeru.
Our responsibilities as the world’s only superpower requires us to spend enough to keep our military the best trained and equipped in the world.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 座位 (zuòwèi)
Korean: 좌석 (jwaseog)

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