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Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 紙幣 (shihei)

Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 紙幣 (shihei)

Kana: しへい
Kanji: 紙幣
Romaji: shihei

Type: Noun
Meaning: paper money, note, bill
JLPT level: N2

Example sentences:

このような制度の基本概念になじみがあるように感じるとすれば、現在の紙幣にも似たような性格があるためだ。
kono you na seido no kihon gainen ni najimi ga aru you ni kanjiru to sureba, genzai no shihei ni mo nita you na seikaku ga aru tame da.
If the basic concept seems familiar to us, it is partly because a modern banknote does similar things.

そうでないと、各国が不況と失業を回避するために、紙幣を増発して石油価格の上昇に対処しようとする危険があった。
sou de nai to, kakkoku ga fukyou to shitsugyou o kaihi suru tame ni, shihei o zouhatsu shite sekiyu kakaku no joushou ni taisho shiyou to suru kiken ga atta.
Otherwise, the danger was that countries would seek to accommodate higher oil prices by printing money.

紙幣 (shihei)

国民に債券を売り出したため、イギリス政府には多額の現金が流れ込んだが、離れた戦地では紙幣など役に立たなかった。
kokumin ni saiken o uridashita tame, igirisu seifu ni wa tagaku no genkin ga nagarekonda ga, hanareta senchi de wa shihei nado yaku ni tatanakatta.
Selling bonds to the public had certainly raised plenty of cash for the British government, but banknotes were of little use on distant battlefields.

南部、北部の双方とも、紙幣を増刷する必要があったことは事実だ。
nanbu, hokubu no souhou tomo, shihei o zousatsu suru hitsuyou ga atta koto wa jijitsu da.
Both sides in the Civil War had to print more money, it is true.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 钞票 (chāopiào)
Korean: 지폐 (jipye)

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