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Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 理想 (risou)

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 理想 (risou)

Kana: りそう
Kanji: 理想
Romaji: risou

Type: Noun, のadjective
Meaning: ideal, ideals
JLPT level: N3

Example sentences:

この嫌らしい世の中にそんな純愛が存在するとはね。わたしの少年じみた理想もよみがえるというものだよ。
kono iyarashii yo no naka ni sonna junai ga sonzai suru towa ne. watashi no shounen jimita risou mo yomigaeru to iu mono da yo.
It gives me back my boyish ideals to know that such a love can exist in this naughty world.

アメリカが国家として掲げている理想と、わたしたちが毎日目撃する現実とのあいだに溝があるだけではない。
amerika ga kokka toshite kakagete iru risou to, watashitachi ga mainichi mokugeki suru genjitsu to no aida ni mizo ga aru dake dewa nai.
It’s not simply that a gap exists between America’s professed ideals as a nation and the reality we witness every day.

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 理想 (risou)

彼がこの道に入ったのは、当時この道以外に彼の心を打ったものはなく、それが彼の目に、光明をもとめて闇黒から逃れ出ようとする自分の魂の行きつくべき理想と映じたからにすぎないのだ。
kare ga kono michi ni haitta no wa, touji kono michi igai ni kare no kokoro o utta mono wa naku, sore ga kare no me ni, koumei o motomete ankoku kara nogaredeyou to suru jibun no tamashii no ikitsuku beki risou to eijita kara ni suginai no da.
He entered upon this path only because, at that time, it alone struck his imagination and presented itself to him as offering an ideal means of escape for his soul from darkness to light.

チームのほかのメンバーは再び、大統領の理想主義に訴えかけ、事態の進展はあまりに速いので、もう待てないと主張した。
chiimu no hoka no menbaa wa futatabi, daitouryou no risou shugi ni uttaekake, jitai no shinten wa amari ni hayai node, mou matenai to shuchou shita.
Other members of the team appealed once again to the President’s idealism and argued that events on the ground were moving too quickly for us to wait.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 理想 (líxiǎng)
Korean: 이상 (isang)

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