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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 爆弾 (bakudan)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 爆弾 (bakudan)

Kana: ばくだん
Kanji: 爆弾
Romaji: bakudan

Type: Noun
Meaning: bomb
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

誇張ではなく、その男は歩く時限爆弾だ。あれこれやらかして、世界のありようを根本から変えかねない。
kochou de wa naku, sono otoko wa aruku jigen bakudan da. are kore yarakashite, sekai no ariyou o konpon kara kaekanenai.
Believe me, he is a walking time bomb, capable of initiating a series of events that will profoundly change the world as you know it.

彼らは外国の空軍機がリビアに爆弾を投下するのを目にする覚悟ができているのか?
karera wa gaikoku no kuugunki ga ribia ni bakudan o touka suru no o me ni suru kakugo ga dekite iru no ka?
Are they prepared to see foreign planes dropping bombs on Libya?

爆弾 (bakudan)

500ポンド爆弾を目標に投下したあと、戦闘機はきりもみ状態になった。
gohyaku pondo bakudan o mokuhyou ni touka shita ato, sentouki wa kirimomi joutai ni natta.
Just after dropping a five-hundred-pound bomb on their target, the jet went into a tailspin.

IRAはまず最初の爆弾を爆発させ、その被害にあった兵士をヘリコプターで救出にきた第二陣を待って、もう一つの爆弾を爆発させた。
aiaruee wa mazu saisho no bakudan o bakuhatsu sase, sono higai ni atta heishi o herikoputaa de kyuushutsu ni kita dainijin o matte, mou hitotsu no bakudan o bakuhatsu saseta.
The IRA had exploded the first bomb and then waited for those who came by helicopter to rescue their comrades before detonating the second.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 炸弹 (zhàdàn)
Korean: 폭탄 (pogtan)

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