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Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 自慢 (jiman)

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 自慢 (jiman)

Kana: じまん
Kanji: 自慢
Romaji: jiman

Type: Noun, のadjective, するverb
Meaning: pride, boast
JLPT level: N3

Example sentences:

それほど長くはない歳月のあいだに、ハルミは一族を立て直した。父親が生きていれば、さぞかし自慢に思っただろう。父親にそう思ってもらうことが、ハルミにとっては人生の第一目標だった。
sore hodo nagaku wa nai saigetsu no aida ni, harumi wa ichizoku o tatenaoshita. chichioya ga ikite ireba, sazokashi jiman ni omotta darou. chichioya ni sou omotte morau koto ga, harumi ni totte wa jinsei no daiichi mokuhyou datta.
In a period of not that many years, Harumi had rehabilitated his family. He did his father proud. And that was his number one goal in life, to do his father proud.

確かに智也がお兄ちゃんだったら自慢だよな…
tashika ni tomoya ga oniichan dattara jiman da yo na.
If I had a big brother like Tomoya, I’d be really proud.

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 自慢 (jiman)

彼の口ひげは、いつも、彼が気にしている急所で、おそろしく自慢にしていた。
kare no kuchihige wa, itsumo, kare ga ki ni shite iru basho de, osoroshiku jiman ni shite ita.
His mustaches had always been his sensitive point. He was inordinately proud of them.

彼は、政治家、ジャーナリスト、他社のCEOが自分の知識と助言を求めるのが自慢だった。
kare wa, seijika, jaanarisuto, tasha no shiiiioo ga jibun no chishiki to jogen o motomeru no ga jiman datta.
He took pride in the way politicians, journalists, and other CEOs sought out his knowledge and advice.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 自夸 (zìkuā)
Korean: 자랑 (jalang)

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