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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 死 (shi)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 死 (shi)

Kana: し
Kanji: 死
Romaji: shi

Type: Noun
Meaning: death, decease
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

わたしは死を恐れてはいない。なぜなら死は夢想家を殉教者へと変え、崇高な着想を強大な運動へと転ずるからだ。
watashi wa shi o osorete wa inai. naze nara shi wa musouka o junkyousha e to kae, suukou na chakusou o kyoudai na undou e to tenzuru kara da.
I do not fear death, for death transforms visionaries into martyrs, converts noble ideas into powerful movements.

おそろしい寒さがマイナスに作用することも知っていた。が、死を覚悟したまさにそのときに彼は米軍の兵士に発見され、その先導でどうにか大隊本部にたどり着いた。
osoroshii samusa ga mainasu ni sayou suru koto mo shitte ita. ga, shi o kakugo shita masa ni sono toki ni kare wa beigun no heishi ni hakken sare, sono sendou de dou ni ka daitai honbu ni tadoritsuita.
He knew the terrible cold worked against him, and he was sure he was going to die there when an American soldier found him and somehow guided him back to Battalion headquarters.

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 死 (shi)

その死によって、利益を受けるのは、誰か?
sono shi ni yotte, rieki o ukeru no wa, dare ka.
Who will benefit by the death?

四人すべてに、その突然の死に打ちひしがれている遺族がいた。
yo’nin subete ni, sono totsuzen no shi ni uchi hishigarete iru izoku ga ita.
All four men had loved ones who were devastated by their sudden loss.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 死亡 (sǐwáng)
Korean: 죽음 (jug-eum)

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