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Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 株 (kabu)

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 株 (kabu)

Kana: かぶ
Kanji: 株
Romaji: kabu

Type: Noun
Meaning: stock, share, stump, root, rootstock, strain (of bacteria, etc.), tradeable rank, goodwill, one’s forte
JLPT level: N3

Example sentences:

まったくわたしらしくないことだが、今日、明日にでも価値がなくなるかもしれない株を買った。
mattaku watashi rashiku nai koto da ga, kyou, ashita ni demo kachi ga naku naru kamoshirenai kabu o katta.
It’s pretty uncharacteristic of me, but today I bought some stock that really might be worthless tomorrow.

未来がはっきりしていることなどない。世の中が明るいときには、かなり割高な株を買ってしまう。
mirai ga hakkiri shite iru koto nado nai. yo no naka ga akarui toki ni wa, kanari waridaka na kabu o katte shimau.
The future is never clear. You pay a very high price in the stock market for a cheery consensus.

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 株 (kabu)

彼は、子供たち全員に株をあたえたが、それがいつかきわめて貴重になるかもしれないと強調することはなかった。
kare wa, kodomotachi zen’in ni kabu o ataeta ga, sore ga itsuka kiwamete kichou ni naru kamoshirenai to kyouchou suru koto wa nakatta.
He handed the kids their stock without stressing how important it might be to them someday.

彼が大規模な相対取引をまとめ、僕のために八百万ドル相当の株を買った。
kare ga daikibo na soutai torihiki o matome, boku no tame ni happyaku man doru soutou no kabu o katta.
He put together a huge block trade, buying eight-million-dollar worth of stock for me.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 股票 (gǔpiào)
Korean: 주식 (jusig)

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