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Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 拍手 (hakushu)

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 拍手 (hakushu)

Kana: はくしゅ
Kanji: 拍手
Romaji: hakushu

Type: Noun, するverb
Meaning: clapping hands, applause
JLPT level: N3

Example sentences:

若干の笑いのほか、ぱらぱらと拍手も起きた。
jakkan no warai no hoka, parapara to hakushu mo okita.
There were some laughs and scattered applause.

スピーチが終わると拍手が沸き起こり、格調の高い名演説を称える言葉が贈られた。
supiichi ga owaru to hakushu ga wakiokori, kakuchou no takai mei enzetsu o tataeru kotoba ga okurareta.
The speech ended. Everyone clapped and congratulated him for his magnificent oratory.

拍手 (hakushu)

新しい首相が到着した時の歓声や拍手は、おそらく伝統的な儀式なのであろう。
atarashii shushou ga touchaku shita toki no kansei ya hakushu wa, osoraku dentouteki na gishiki na no de arou.
The cheers and clapping when a new prime minister arrives may perhaps be a traditional formality.

桶のような小部屋にいた書記は思わず拍手をした。
oke no you na kobeya ni ita shoki wa omowazu hakushu o shita.
The clerk in the tank involuntarily applauded.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 拍手 (pāishǒu)
Korean: 박수 (bagsu)

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