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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 無礼 (burei)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 無礼 (burei)

Kana: ぶれい
Kanji: 無礼
Romaji: burei

Type: Noun, なadjective
Meaning: impolite, rude
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

彼らにはわざと無礼なこともしてみせた。
karera niwa waza to burei na koto mo shite miseta.
She even went out of her way to be bad mannered to them.

夏子はあまり無礼なことは言いたくないので、答えずにいた。
natsuko wa amari burei na koto wa iitakunai node, kotaezu ni ita.
Natsuko did not answer, for she did not want to be rude.

無礼 (burei)

その大柄な身体にはどきっとするような優美さがあり、彼が部屋に入ってくると、それこそいきなり衝撃がはしるようであったし、その黒い目の無礼なまなざしや穏やかなからかいの色を見ると、へこませてやりたいという闘志が湧いた。
sono oogara na karada ni wa dokitto suru you na yuubisa ga ari, kare ga heya ni haitte kuru to, sore koso ikinari shougeki ga hashiru you de atta shi, sono kuroi me no burei na manazashi ya odayaka na karakai no iro o miru to, hekomasete yaritai to iu toushi ga waita.
There was something breathtaking in the grace of his big body which made his very entrance into a room like an abrupt physical impact, something in the impertinence and bland mockery of his dark eyes that challenged my spirit to subdue him.

秀一は、癇癪を起こしたり、気まぐれに考えを変えたり、無礼な言葉をぶつけたり、部下を罵倒したり、非難したり、人の仕事にあとでけちをつけたりはしない。
shuuichi wa, kanshaku o okoshitari, kimagure ni kangae o kaetari, burei na kotoba o butsuketari, buka o batou shitari, hinan shitari, hito no shigoto ni ato de kechi o tsuketari wa shinai.
Shuichi never loses his temper, never changes his mind capriciously, never says a rude word to anyone, never berates or criticizes his employees, and doesn’t second-guess people on their work.
***癇癪を起こす (kanshaku o okosu): to lose one’s temper, to throw a tantrum

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 无礼 (wú lǐ)
Korean: 무례 (mulye)

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