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Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 記念 (kinen)

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 記念 (kinen)

Kana: きねん
Kanji: 記念
Romaji: kinen

Type: Noun, するverb
Meaning: commemoration, celebration, honoring the memory of something, turning something into a memento, memory
JLPT level: N3

Example sentences:

おそらく、結婚式の記念写真だろうね。
osoraku, kekkonshiki no kinen shashin darou ne.
It’s probably a wedding picture.

彼女の肖像を描いた記念切手が発行されるだろう。
kanojo no shouzou o kaita kinen kitte ga hakkou sareru darou.
There will be a commemorative stamp bearing her likeness.

記念 (kinen)

退職記念の金時計やプレートは、にっこりと感謝の心で受け取り、放りだされる前にみずから列車を降りなさい。
taishoku kinen no kindokei ya pureeto wa, nikkori to kansha no kokoro de uketori, houridasareru mae ni mizukara ressha o orinasai.
Cheerfully and with gratitude take your gold watch and plaque, get off the train before somebody throws you off.

CIA指導部は本部玄関の大理石に彼を記念して星を彫り込んだ。
shiiaiee shidoubu wa honbu genkan no dairiseki ni kare o kinen shite hoshi o horikonda.
The agency brass carved a star honoring him into the marble entryway at CIA headquarters.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 纪念 (jìniàn)
Korean: 기념 (ginyeom)

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