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Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 異常 (ijou)

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 異常 (ijou)

Kana: いじょう
Kanji: 異常
Romaji: ijou

Type: Noun, なadjective
Meaning: strangeness, abnormality, disorder
JLPT level: N3

Example sentences:

自分はおかしいんじゃないかと思う瞬間が人にはある。でも、その異常こそ天賦の才の表れなんだ。
jibun wa okashiin janai ka to omou shunkan ga hito ni wa aru. demo, sono ijou koso tenpu no sai no araware nan da.
A lot of people think they’re crazy, but in that craziness we see genius.

そんな言葉を使うなんて、とても異常な気がした。
sonna kotoba o tsukau nante, totemo ijou na ki ga shita.
The word seemed to be a very extraordinary one to use.

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 異常 (ijou)

その多くがフェリーでマルタへ向かう際、海が異常に荒れたが、ありがたいことに全員が無事に到着した。
sono ooku ga ferii de maruta e mukau sai, umi ga ijou ni areta ga, arigatai koto ni zen’in ga buji ni touchaku shita.
Many left on a ferry to Malta that hit unusually high and heavy seas, but thankfully everyone made it to safety.

彼はたまたま現れた天才なのか、それとも統計的な異常値なのだろうか?
kare wa tamatama arawareta tensai na no ka, soretomo toukeiteki na ijouchi na no darou ka.
Is he a one-off genius or a freak statistical event?

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 异常 (yìcháng)
Korean: 이상 (isang)

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