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Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 眺める (nagameru)

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 眺める (nagameru)

Kana: ながめる
Kanji: 眺める
Romaji: nagameru

Type: Verb
Meaning: to look at, to gaze at, to watch, to stare at, to look out over, to get a view of, to admire (e.g. the scenery), to look on (from the sidelines), to stand by and watch, to observe
JLPT level: N3

Example sentences:

岬は樹の膝の上で身を起こし、好奇心をまるだしにしてその顔を眺めた。
misaki wa itsuki no hiza no ue de mi o okoshi, koukishin o marudashi ni shite sono kao o nagameta.
Misaki sat up in Itsuki’s lap and stared into his face with frank curiosity.

私は機体のステップの一番上から外を眺め、武装して髭だらけの民兵たちが下で待ち受けているのを目にした。
watashi wa kitai no suteppu no ichiban ue kara soto o nagame, busou shite hige darake no minpeitachi ga shita de machiukete iru no o me ni shita.
I looked out from the top of the plane’s stairs and saw a crowd of armed and bearded militia fighters waiting below.

眺める (nagameru)

地図をじっくり眺めれば、中国が実は物理的に著しく孤立した国であることがわかる。
chizu o jikkuri nagamereba, chuugoku ga jitsu wa butsuriteki ni ichijirushiku koritsu shita kuni de aru koto ga wakaru.
When you look at a map of China closely, you see that it is really a very isolated country physically.

井上は、ガラス窓ごしに、活気にみちた駅を眺めるだけで満足した。
inoue wa, garasu mado goshi ni, kakki ni michita eki o nagameru dake de manzoku shita.
Inoue was content to watch the teeming activity of the station through a window pane.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 瞧 (qiáo)
Korean: 바라보다 (balaboda)

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