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Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 破片 (hahen)

Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 破片 (hahen)

Kana: はへん
Kanji: 破片
Romaji: hahen

Type: Noun, のadjective
Meaning: fragment, splinter, broken piece
JLPT level: N2

Example sentences:

ガラスの破片が部屋の中に散ってる。
garasu no hahen ga heya no naka ni chitteru.
The glass is scattered all over the floor.

すべての破片が集まってはじめて、全容がわかる。
subete no hahen ga atsumatte hajimete, zen’you ga wakaru.
Only when all the pieces were gathered together could the secrets be read.

破片 (hahen)

私は病室で彼らの手をとり、爆弾の破片が彼らの脚、腕、頭にどれほど残っているか医師が説明するのを聞いた。
watashi wa byoushitsu de karera no te o tori, bakudan no hahen ga karera no ashi, ude, atama ni dore hodo nokotte iru ka ishi ga setsumei suru no o kiita.
I’ve held their hands in hospital rooms and listened to doctors describe how much shrapnel was left in a leg, arm, or head.

秘密の情報を隠したいとき、ギリシャ人はそれをいったん粘土板に刻んだのちに砕き、破片を別の場所に隠した。
himitsu no jouhou kakushitai toki, girishajin wa sore o ittan nendoban ni kizanda nochi ni kudaki, hahen o betsu no basho ni kakushita.
The Greeks, when they wanted to store secret information, inscribed it on a clay tablet and then shattered the tablet into pieces, storing each piece in a separate location.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 碎片 (suìpiàn)
Korean: 파편 (papyeon)

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