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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 文書 (bunsho)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 文書 (bunsho)

Kana: ぶんしょ
Kanji: 文書
Romaji: bunsho

Type: Noun
Meaning: document, writing, letter, paperwork, note, records, archives, document addressed to someone in particular (jargon used in paleography)
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

これらの文書を読むと、とてつもなく正しい気がして、神様から吹き込まれた霊感と思えてしまうほどだ。
korera no bunsho o yomu to, totetsumonaku tadashii ki ga shite, kamisama kara fukikomareta reikan to omoete shimau hodo da.
As we read these documents, they seem so incredibly right that it’s easy to believe they are the result of natural law if not divine inspiration.

最近は、憲法を読む人間が少なすぎる。わたしは前々から言っているんだが、この文書と聖書、わたしに必要な手引きはそれだけだと。
saikin wa, kenpou o yomu ningen ga sukunasugiru. watashi wa maemae kara itte irun da ga, kono bunsho to seisho, watashi ni hitsuyou na tebiki wa sore dake da to.
So few people read the Constitution today. I’ve always said, this document and the Holy Bible, they’ve been all the guidance I need.

文書 (bunsho)

外交文書を馬に乗った人に運んでもらう必要はなくなったし、列車や船、飛行機で送る必要もなくなった。
gaikou bunsho o uma ni notta hito ni hakonde morau hitsuyou wa naku natta shi, ressha ya fune, hikouki de okuru hitsuyou mo nakunatta.
Diplomatic messages no longer travel by riders on horseback, or by couriers on trains, ships, or planes.

訪問客がある時には、書物や文書の束をそこに入れることもできる。
houmonkyaku ga aru toki ni wa, shomotsu ya bunsho no taba o soko ni ireru koto mo dekiru.
Piles of books and papers can be pushed in there when visitors are due.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 文书 (wénshū)
Korean: 문서 (munseo)

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