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Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 微妙 (bimyou)

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 微妙 (bimyou)

Kana: びみょう
Kanji: 微妙
Romaji: bimyou

Type: Noun, なadjective
Meaning: delicate, subtle, sensitive, difficult, delicate (situation), complicated, doubtful, questionable, dicey, tricky
JLPT level: N3

Example sentences:

どうも君の国の言葉の微妙な点がわからないのだ。
doumo kimi no kuni no kotoba no bimyou na ten ga wakaranai no da.
I don’t understand all the subtle refinements of your language.

この関係が公になると、あの二人のあいだの微妙な均衡は揺らいだ。
kono kankei ga ooyake ni naru to, ano futari no aida no bimyou na kinkou wa yuraida.
Publicity upset the delicate equilibrium between those two.

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 微妙 (bimyou)

議論に負けたほうは見るからに打ちひしがれてしまい、会議室は微妙な雰囲気に囲まれた。
giron ni maketa hou wa miru kara ni uchihishigarete shimai, kaigishitsu wa bimyou na fun’iki ni kakomareta.
The fellow who lost looked crushed, to the discomfort of everyone in the conference room.

我々はすでに、紛争の最も難しく微妙な問題について深く話し合っている。
wareware wa sude ni, funsou no motto mo muzukashiku bimyou na mondai ni tsuite fukaku hanashiatte iru.
We are already deep into the most difficult and sensitive issues of the conflict.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 微妙 (wéimiào)
Korean: 미묘하다 (mimyohada)

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