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Learn JLPT N4 Vocabulary: 引っ越す (hikkosu)

Learn JLPT N4 Vocabulary: 引っ越す (hikkosu)

Kana: ひっこす
Kanji: 引越す / 引っ越す
Romaji: hikkosu

Type: Verb
Meaning: to move (house), to change residence
JLPT level: N4

Example sentences:

わが家はそれまでより大きな家に引越し、車と運転手と冷蔵庫とテレビを手に入れた。
wagaya wa sore made yori ooki na ie ni hikkoshi, kuruma to untenshu to reizouko to terebi o te ni ireta.
We moved to a bigger house and got a car and a driver, a refrigerator, and a television set.

マコトは、新しい住所を誰にも告げずに引越したらしい。
makoto wa, atarashii juusho o dare ni mo tsugezu ni hikkoshi shita rashii.
Makoto apparently has moved without telling anyone his new address.

引っ越す (hikkosu)

家族と暮らしていたときは、たくさん引っ越しをしたよ。七、八回くらいは引っ越したと思う。実家を出てからは、同じ場所に長く住むことが多いかな。
kazoku to kurashite ita toki wa, takusan hikkoshi o shita yo. nana, hakkai kurai wa hikkoshita to omou. jikka o dete kara wa, onaji basho ni nagaku sumu koto ga ooi ka na.
I used to move a lot when I lived with my family. I think we moved about seven or eight times. Since I moved away from home, I’ve usually stayed in one place for a long time.

こうして、スミス家の人たちが引っ越して来てから、二ヶ月も経つと、この一家の転居について、最初の物見高い好奇心も、どうやら静まっていった。
kou shite, sumisuke no hitotachi ga hikkoshite kite kara, nikagetsu mo tatsu to, kono ikka no tenkyo ni tsuite, saisho no monomidakai koukishin mo, dou yara shizumatte itta.
Two months had passed since the installation of the Smiths and the first wonder at their arrival had passed away.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 迁居 (qiānjū)
Korean: 이사하다 (isahada)

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