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Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 楽 (raku)

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 楽 (raku)

Kana: らく
Kanji: 楽
Romaji: raku

Type: Noun, なadjective
Meaning: comfort, ease
JLPT level: N3

Example sentences:

ジェニファーの半生は楽なものでも、楽しいものでもなかったが、人生は楽なものとは思っていなかった。
jenifaa no hansei wa raku na mono demo, tanoshii mono demo nakatta ga, jinsei wa raku na mono towa omotte inakatta.
Jennifer’s life was not easy, nor was it happy, but she did not expect life to be easy.

彼の言うとおりだった。私は怒りを吐き出してすこし楽になっていたし、それを乗り越えて先に進みもしたからだ。
kare no iu toori datta. watashi wa ikari o hakidashite sukoshi raku ni natte ita shi, sore o norikoete saki ni susumi mo shita kara da.
He was right. I felt better after getting my anger out, and I did get over it.

楽 (raku)

皆、新生活が楽ではないと覚悟し、着の身着のままで米国に移民してきた。
mina, shin seikatsu ga raku de wa nai to kakugo shi, ki no mi ki no mama de beikoku ni imin shite kita.
They came out of that common immigrant experience of arriving with nothing, expecting that the new life ahead of them would not be easy.
***着の身着のまま (ki no mi ki no mama): with only the clothes one happens to wear

英語で会話を続ける程度には楽に英語が喋れます。
eigo de kaiwa o tsuzukeru teido niwa raku ni eigo ga shaberemasu.
I know enough of English to keep up the conversation.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 容易 (róngyì)
Korean: 편하다 (pyeonhada)

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