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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 抗議 (kougi)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 抗議 (kougi)

Kana: こうぎ
Kanji: 抗議
Romaji: kougi

Type: Noun, のadjective, するverb
Meaning: protest, objection
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

この行為がチュニジア全土の抗議行動に発展した。人々は街頭に繰り出し、汚職、冷遇、チャンスのなさに抗議した。
kono koui ga chu’nijia zendo no kougi koudou ni hatten shita. hitobito wa gaitou ni kuridashi, oshoku, reiguu, chansu no nasa ni kougi shita.
That act galvanized protests across Tunisia. People took to the streets, protesting corruption, indignity, and lack of opportunity.

二月一日は抗議の規模がさらに大きくなった。
nigatsu tsuitachi wa kougi no kibo ga sara ni ookiku natta.
The first day of February saw more huge protests.

抗議 (kougi)

抗議しようとしたが、時間を無駄にするな、さっさと隊員を集めろと言われてしまった。
kougi shiyou to shita ga, jikan o muda ni suru na, sassa to taiin o atsumero to iwarete shimatta.
I complained, but was told I was wasting time, gather your man quickly!

今度の抗議の相手は政府ではなく、私だった。
kondo no kougi no aite wa seifu de wa naku, watashi datta.
This time the protests weren’t directed at the government—they were directed at me.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 抗议 (kàngyì)
Korean: 항의 (hang-ui)

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