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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 経費 (keihi)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 経費 (keihi)

Kana: けいひ
Kanji: 経費
Romaji: keihi

Type: Noun
Meaning: expenses, cost, outlay
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

政治家は自分の懐が痛むわけではないから、経費の問題には大して関心がないのだ。
seijika wa jibun no futokoro ga itamu wake de wa nai kara, keihi no mondai ni wa taishite kanshin ga nai no da.
Politicians don’t care too much what things cost, because it’s not their money.
***懐が痛む (futokoro ga itamu): to have to pay out of one’s own pocket

彼らは大量の商品を仕入れ、経費をぎりぎりまで切りつめ、仕入値に五パーセント上乗せして売った。
karera wa tairyou no shouhin o shiire, keihi o girigiri made kiritsume, shiirine ni go paasento uwanose shite utta.
They bought in huge quantities, cut expenses to the bone, and sold at five percent above their cost.

経費 (keihi)

そのプロジェクトの経費がどれくらいかかるか、考えてみないといけない。
sono purojekuto no keihi ga dore kurai kakaru ka, kangaete minai to ikenai.
We’ll have to guess how much the project will cost.

どの催し物も前回より洗練されていて、メンバーはこれまでとの違いと経費に怖れをなした。
dono moyooshimono mo zenkai yori senren sarete ite, menbaa wa kore made to no chigai to keihi ni osore o nashita.
As the events crescendoed, each more elaborate than the last, the members were awestruck by the contrast with prior years, as well as by the expense.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 经费 (jīngfèi)
Korean: 경비 (gyeongbi)

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