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Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 循環 (junkan)

Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 循環 (junkan)

Kana: じゅんかん
Kanji: 循環
Romaji: junkan

Type: Noun, のadjective, するverb
Meaning: circulation, rotation, cycle
JLPT level: N2

Example sentences:

社会が富めば、善循環が始まる。
shakai ga tomeba, zen junkan ga hajimaru.
When societies begin to prosper, you get a virtuous cycle going.

しかし、この循環の外で暮らす人々が無数にいる。
shikashi, kono junkan no soto de kurasu hitobito ga musuu ni iru.
But there are many, many others living outside this cycle.

循環 (junkan)

仲裁人たちもさすがに、この果てしなく循環する食い違いの議論にいらだってきた。
chuusainintachi mo sasuga ni, kono hateshinaku junkan suru kuichigai no giron ni iradatte kita.
The arbitrators were showing their impatience at the endless, circular, and conflicting arguments.

いつか景気循環が醜い頭をもたげて脆弱な企業を淘汰するはずであり、実際そうなるだろう。
itsuka keiki junkan ga minikui atama o motagete zeijaku na kigyou o touta suru hazu de ari, jissai sou naru darou.
At some point the business cycle, culling weak business, must rear its ugly head—and it will.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 循环 (xúnhuán)
Korean: 순환 (sunhwan)

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