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Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 現状 (genjou)

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 現状 (genjou)

Kana: げんじょう
Kanji: 現状
Romaji: genjou

Type: Noun, のadjective
Meaning: present condition, existing state, status quo, current state
JLPT level: N3

Example sentences:

現状を変えるという兆候はいつ見られるのでしょう。
genjou o kaeru to iu choukou wa itsu mirareru no deshou.
When shall I see a sign that it will ever change?

この時期、サチコは結婚生活の現状にあきらめの念を抱いていて、家を空けることが多かった。
kono jiki, sachiko wa kekkon seikatsu no genjou ni akirame no nen o idaite ite, ie o akeru koto ga ookatta.
Sachiko, who was rarely home these days, felt depressed about the state of her marriage.
***家を空ける (ie o akeru): to be away from home

こういう真の市民の代表となるには、現状とは別種の政治が必要になる。
kou iu shin no shimin no daihyou to naru ni wa, genjou to wa besshu no seiji ga hitsuyou ni naru.
A government that truly represents its people will require a different kind of politics.

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 奥 (oku)

現状の手がかりをつかめないかと耳を澄ましていると、突然、別の音が聞こえた。上のほうから甲高い声が響いてくる。
genjou no tegakari o tsukamenai ka to mimi o sumashite iru to, totsuzen, betsu no oto ga kikoeta. ue no hou kara kandakai koe ga hibiite kuru.
As I strained my ears for some indication as to what was going on, a new sound suddenly became audible—a high-pitched whine somewhere overhead.

自分の秘密を知る人々の輪がひろがるにつれて、人生でもっとも重要なふたりの男性それぞれに自分との結びつきの現状を伏せておくことが難しくなっていた。
jibun no himitsu o shiru hitobito no wa ga hirogaru ni tsurete, jinsei de motto mo juuyou na futari no dansei sorezore ni jibun to no musubitsuki no genjou o fusete oku koto ga muzukashiku natte ita.
As the circle of those who knew my secrets grew, it became harder for me to control what the two main men in my life knew themselves about the state of their relationships with me.

あなたがたが直面している宗派的状況を考えると、現状はとくに厳しい。
Anatagata ga chokumen shite iru shuuhateki joukyou o kangaeru to, genjou wa tokuni kibishii.
Your situation is particularly challenging because of the sectarian situation you face.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 现状 (xiànzhuàng)
Korean: 현상 (hyeonsang)

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