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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 恵む (megumu)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 恵む (megumu)

Kana: めぐむ
Kanji: 恵む / 恤む
Romaji: megumu

Type: Verb
Meaning: to bless, to show mercy to, to give (money, etc.)
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

ルックスとお金の両方を持ってるなんて、恵まれすぎている気がする。まあ、わたしが知っているかぎり、人生はたいていそんなものだ。
rukkusu to okane no ryouhou o motteru nante, megumaresugite iru ki ga suru. maa, watashi ga shitte iru kagiri, jinsei wa taitei sonna mono da.
It seems excessive for them to have both looks and money. But as far as I can tell, life works that way most of the time.

弁舌の才にそこそこ恵まれ、自分の意見に絶対の自信があったわたしは、たいてい口論に勝利することができた。
benzetsu no sai ni sokosoko megumare, jibun no iken ni zettai no jishin ga atta watashi wa, taitei kouron ni shouri suru koto ga dekita.
With a certain talent for rhetoric, as well as an absolute certainty about the merits of my own views, I found that I could generally win these arguments.

恵む (megumu)

ヒット商品を出して国民を小売改革に集中させることができる指導者に恵まれた民主主義国がある。
hitto shouhin o dashite kokumin o kouri kaikaku ni shuuchuu saseru koto ga dekiru shidousha ni megumareta minshu shugi kuni ga aru.
There are democracies that are blessed with leaders who are able to make the sale and get their people focused on reform retail.

アメリカは世界でも指折りのすばらしい土地に恵まれてきたかもしれないが、わが国が経済的に成功を収めた理由は天然資源だけではない。
amerika wa sekai demo yubiori no subarashii tochi ni megumarete kita kamoshirenai ga, wagakuni ga keizaiteki ni seikou o osameta riyuu wa tennen shigen dake de wa nai.
America may have been blessed with some of the planet’s best real estate, but clearly it’s not just our natural resources that account for our economic success.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 恩赐 (ēncì)
Korean: 베풀다 (bepulda)

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