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Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 蓄える (takuwaeru)

Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 蓄える (takuwaeru)

Kana: たくわえる
Kanji: 蓄える
Romaji: takuwaeru

Type: Verb
Meaning: to store, to save up, to stock up on, to lay in stock, to set aside, to accumulate (e.g. knowledge), to build up (e.g. experience), to develop (e.g. one’s skills), to grow (a beard, moustache, etc.), to wear
JLPT level: N2

Example sentences:

将来のために幾らかのお金を蓄え始めたよ。
shourai no tame ni ikuraka no okane o takuwae hajimeta yo.
I have started putting some money away for the future.

たしかに、いまでもワシントンには、政治を富を蓄える手段と考えている人々がいる。
tashika ni, ima demo washinton ni wa, seiji o tomi o takuwaeru shudan to kangaete iru hitobito ga iru.
Apparently there are still those in Washington who view politics as a means of getting rich.

世紀半ばには、他の強国が台頭する。今は強大な国とみなされていないが、今後数十年間でますます力を蓄え、自己主張を強めると思われる国々だ。
seiki nakaba ni wa, hoka no kyoukoku ga taitou suru. ima wa kyoudai na kuni to minasarete inai ga, kongo suujuu nenkan de masumasu chikara o takuwae, jiko shuchou o tsuyomeru to omowareru kuniguni da.
In the middle of the century, other powers will emerge, countries that aren’t thought of as great powers today, but will become more powerful and assertive over the next few decades.

蓄える (takuwaeru)

そうするうちに実力、潜在力とともに蓄え、心理状態も変化していく。
sou suru uchi ni jitsuryoku, senzairyoku to tomo ni takuwae, shinri joutai mo henka shite iku.
As they do that, their effective as well as potential power will soar and their psychology will shift.

ロシアが再び力を蓄えていることを考えれば、問題は案外早く浮上するだろう。
roshia ga futatabi chikara o takuwaete iru koto o kangaereba, mondai wa angai hayaku fujou suru darou.
Given the fact that Russia is now re-energizing itself, that question will come sooner rather than later.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 储存 (chǔcún)
Korean: 대비해 두다 (daebihae duda)

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