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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 根拠 (konkyo)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 根拠 (konkyo)

Kana: こんきょ
Kanji: 根拠
Romaji: konkyo

Type: Noun, するverb
Meaning: basis, foundation
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

それを裏付ける根拠はあるのかな?
sore o urazukeru konkyo wa aru no kana.
What proof do you have to back it up?

悲観的な見方をする人や、根拠をもって反対意見を示してくれる人を遠ざけてもいけない。
hikanteki na mikata o suru hito ya, konkyo o motte hantai iken o shimeshite kureru hito o toozakete mo ikenai.
Don’t shut out skeptics and colleagues who give you solid counter views.

根拠 (konkyo)

たしかに、1990年までは、こういう考え方が正しいことを示す充分な根拠があった。
tashika ni, sen kyuuhyaku kyuujuu nen made wa, kou iu kangaekata ga tadashii koto o shimesu juubun na konkyo ga atta.
Certainly by 1990 he had a good argument in favor of this idea.

私は気を取り直すと、若者らしい根拠のない自信をかき集めて走り出し、最終的には事故もなく、300ケースを配送することができた。
watashi wa ki o torinaosu to, wakamono rashii konkyo no nai jishin o kakiatsumete hashiridashi, saishuuteki ni wa jiko mo naku, sanbyaku keesu o haisou suru koto ga dekita.
I took off with all the energy and blind optimism of youth and managed to get through the day and somehow safely delivered the three hundred cases.
***気を取り直す (ki o torinaosu): to completely rethink, to pull one’s self together

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 根据 (gēnjù)
Korean: 근거 (geungeo)

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