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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 直感 (chokkan)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 直感 (chokkan)

Kana: ちょっかん
Kanji: 直感
Romaji: chokkan

Type: Noun, のadjective, するverb
Meaning: intuition, instinct, insight, hunch, immediacy
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

優れたリーダーは優れた直感を持つことが多い。
sugureta riidaa wa sugureta chokkan o motsu koto ga ooi.
Superior leadership is often a matter of superb instinct.

判断が難しい局面に立たされた場合、利用できるだけの時間を使って情報を集め、直感的な判断に役立てるべきだ。
handan ga muzukashii kyokumen ni tatasareta baai, riyou dekiru dake no jikan o tsukatte jouhou o atsume, chokkanteki na handan ni yakudateru beki da.
When faced with a tough decision, use the time available to gather information that will inform your instinct.

直感 (chokkan)

その女性を信じろと直感が告げるなら、繰り返し命じてくることに忠実に従うべきだと思う。
sono josei o shinjiro to chokkan ga tsugeru nara, kurikaeshi meijite kuru koto ni chuujitsu ni shitagau beki da to omou.
If your gut is telling you to trust that woman, then I think you should do exactly what she keeps telling you to do.

この見知らぬ男を信じろと直感が告げている。
kono mishiranu otoko o shinjiro to chokkan ga tsugete iru.
My gut tells me to trust this stranger.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 直观 (zhíguān)
Korean: 직감 (jiggam)

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