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Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 滝 (taki)

Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 滝 (taki)

Kana: たき
Kanji: 滝
Romaji: taki

Type: Noun
Meaning: waterfall
JLPT level: N2

Example sentences:

滝の近くは逆巻く水のせいで氷が薄かったらしい。
taki no chikaku wa sakamaku mizu no sei de koori ga usukatta rashii.
The ice near the waterfall was apparently thin on account of the turbulent water.

ナイアガラの滝は、そのスケールではほかの二つに劣るものの、毎年1500万人近い観光客が訪れる世界で最も人気のある滝だ。
naiagara no taki wa, sono sukeeru de wa hoka no futatsu ni otoru mono no, maitoshi sen gohyaku mannin chikai kankoukyaku ga otozureru sekai de motto mo ninki no aru taki da.
While smaller than those two, Niagara is the world’s most popular falls, attracting almost fifteen million sightseers a year.

滝 (taki)

今年に入ってプウオオ火口の噴火が激化、マグマが太平洋に滝のように流れ落ちる「火のホース」と呼ばれる現象が見られ、話題になった。
kotoshi ni haitte puuoo kakou no funka ga gekika, maguma ga taiheiyou ni taki no you ni nagareochiru hi no hoosu to yobareru genshou ga mirare, wadai ni natta.
This year, eruptions from Puu Oo have intensified, attracting attention for its “fire hose” of magma cascading into the Pacific Ocean like a waterfall.

そのすさまじいスケールの水煙を上げているのが、アフリカ南部のザンベジ川中流にあり、ザンビアとジンバブエの国境に位置するビクトリアの滝だ。
sono susamajii sukeeru no suien o agete iru no ga, afurika nanbu no zanbeji gawa chuuryuu ni ari, zanbia to jinbabue no kokkyou ni ichi suru bikutoria no taki da.
The source of these colossal clouds of spray is Victoria Falls, located in the middle reaches of the Zambezi River and on the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe in southern Africa.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 瀑布 (pùbù)
Korean: 폭포 (pogpo)

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