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Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 自動 (jidou)

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 自動 (jidou)

Kana: じどう
Kanji: 自動
Romaji: jidou

Type: Noun, のadjective
Meaning: automatic, self-motion
JLPT level: N3

Example sentences:

自動ドアか!金持ちは違うよな…
jidou doa ka. kanemochi wa chigau yo na.
An automatic door! The rich sure live differently!

この地下鉄は自動運転だが、ドアを開閉する車掌がかならず乗っている。
kono chikatetsu wa jidou unten da ga, doa o kaihei suru shashou ga kanarazu notte iru.
These trains are automated, but they all have a conductor who opens the doors.

自動 (jidou)

何人かは押し合いながら私と並んで写真を撮る際に自動ライフルを仲間に持ってもらい、ほかのものは私の背中を叩いたり、私と握手したりした。
nanninka wa oshiainagara watashi to narande shashin o toru sai ni jidou raifuru o nakama ni motte morai, hoka no mono wa watashi no senaka o tataitari, watashi to akushu shitari shita.
Several handed their automatic rifles to comrades to hold while they squeezed next to me for a picture; others patted my back or shook my hand.

あんなに大勢の兵隊がいる軍隊を相手にするには自動火器が必要だ。
anna ni taisei no heitai ga iru guntai o aite ni suru ni wa jidou kaki ga hitsuyou da.
Against an army with that many men, everyone needs an automatic weapon.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 自动 (zìdòng)
Korean: 자동 (jadong)

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