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Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 親戚 (shinseki)

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 親戚 (shinseki)

Kana: しんせき
Kanji: 親戚
Romaji: shinseki

Type: Noun
Meaning: relative, relation, kin
JLPT level: N3

Example sentences:

結婚式には友人も親戚もだれひとり参列しなかった。
kekkonshiki niwa yuujin mo shinseki mo dare hitori sanretsu shinakatta.
No friend or relative stood up with them at their marriage.

わたしの友人や親戚やその家族のうちのすくなくとも八人が、これまでに自殺を図っていて、その何人かが死んでいる。
watashi no yuujin ya shinseki ya sono kazoku no uchi no sukunaku tomo hachinin ga, kore made ni jisatsu o hakatte ite, sono nanninka ga shinde iru.
By now, I have at least eight friends or relatives who have, or whose family members have, attempted or committed suicide.

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 親戚 (shinseki)

彼女は、ロシアに五十ドル送金し、親戚を十人アメリカに呼び寄せた。
kanojo wa, roshia ni gojuu doru soukin shi, shinseki o juunin amerika ni yobiyoseta.
Sending fifty dollars at a time back to Russia, she brought ten of her relatives to America.

親戚も、一生懸命に働く人ばかりだった。
shinseki mo, isshou kenmei ni hataraku hito bakari datta.
All my relatives were hard workers.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 亲眷 (qīnjuàn)
Korean: 친척 (chincheog)

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