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Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 意思 (ishi)

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 意思 (ishi)

Kana: いし
Kanji: 意思
Romaji: ishi

Type: Noun
Meaning: intention, purpose
JLPT level: N3

Example sentences:

課題は、双方ともが政治的な意思を動員して選択を行い、犠牲を払ってその妥協を受け入れて和解することだ。
kadai wa, souhou tomo ga seijiteki na ishi o douin shite sentaku o okonai, gisei o haratte sono dakyou o ukeirete wakai suru koto da.
The challenge is mobilizing the political will on both sides to make the choices and sacrifices necessary to accept those compromises and make peace.

彼に交渉継続の意思はあるが、凍結は予定通り終了する。
kare ni koushou keizoku no ishi wa aru ga, touketsu wa yotei doori shuuryou suru.
He’s ready to keep talking, but the settlement freeze will end on schedule.

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 意思 (ishi)

明美の不屈の意思、苦難の人生、人間的魅力に、僕は畏敬の念を抱いた。
akemi no fukutsu no ishi, kunan no jinsei, ningenteki miryoku ni, boku wa ikei no nen o idaita.
Something about Akemi’s indomitable will, history of hardship, and strength of character inspired awe in me.

最近は、意思決定ポイントに経営幹部がいなかった例が目につく。
saikin wa, ishi kettei pointo ni keiei kanbu ga inakatta rei ga me ni tsuku.
There are lots of recent examples of executive failure to be at the point of decision.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 心意 (xīnyì)
Korean: 의사 (uisa)

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