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Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 空 (sora)

Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 空 (sora)

Kana: そら
Kanji: 空
Romaji: sora

Type: Noun
Meaning: sky, the air, the heavens
JLPT level: N5

Example sentences:

わたしは空を飛びたいです。
watashi wa sora o tobitai desu.
I want to fly in the sky.

要塞は空からの侵入に対する備えは別として、それ以外の点では非の打ち所のない設計だった。
yousai wa sora kara no shinnyuu ni tai suru sonae wa betsu toshite, sore igai no ten de wa hi no uchidokoro no nai sekkei datta.
The fort was well-designed to meet every menace except the possibility of enemy troops dropping on top of it.

空の直行便や携帯電話やCNNやインターネットカフェで世界は小さくなったというのに、あの国は30年前より遠く感じられる。
sora no chokkoubin ya keitai denwa ya shiienuenu ya intaanetto kafe de sekai wa chiisaku natta to iu noni, ano kuni wa sanjuunen mae yori tooku kanjirareru.
As much as the world has shrunk, with its direct flights and cell phone coverage and CNN and Internet cafés, that country feels more distant now than it did thirty years ago.

通りのあちこちに人々が集まって、空とシアーズタワーを見つめていた。
toori no achikochi ni hitobito ga atsumatte, sora to shiaazu tawaa o mitsumete ita.
Up and down the streets, people gathered, staring at the sky and at the Sears Tower.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 天空 (tiānkōng)
Korean: 하늘 (haneul)

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