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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 教訓 (kyoukun)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 教訓 (kyoukun)

Kana: きょうくん
Kanji: 教訓
Romaji: kyoukun

Type: Noun, するverb
Meaning: lesson, precept, teachings, moral
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

私は古い映画が好きで、そこからいろいろな教訓を得ている。
watashi wa furui eiga ga suki de, soko kara iroiro na kyoukun o ete iru.
I love old movies and get from them lots of examples that I use for personal reinforcement.

これまでずっと、父は私たちに教え続けてきた。その教訓は私もちゃんと学んだ。そういう教訓はある時点でやめるのがほんとうよ。
kore made zutto, chichi wa watashitachi ni oshie tsuzukete kita. sono kyoukun wa watashi mo chanto mananda. sou iu kyoukun wa aru jiten de yameru no ga hontou yo.
All my life, my father has been teaching me. Well, I feel I’ve learned the lesson. At a certain point, you can stop.

教訓 (kyoukun)

ブッシュの一回目の減税をめぐる交渉に、教訓的な話がある。
busshu no ikkaime no genzei o meguru koushou ni, kyoukunteki na hanashi ga aru.
There’s an instructive story about the negotiations surrounding the first round of Bush tax cuts.

教訓を与えるために息子をこんな地獄に置き去りにする父親がどこにいる?
kyoukun o ataeru tame ni musuko o konna jigoku ni okizari ni suru chichioya ga doko ni iru?
What kind of father leaves his son in this hellhole in order to teach him a lesson?

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 教训 (jiàoxun)
Korean: 교훈 (gyohun)

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