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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 証言 (shougen)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 証言 (shougen)

Kana: しょうげん
Kanji: 証言
Romaji: shougen

Type: Noun, するverb
Meaning: testimony, (verbal) evidence
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

弁護士や証言録取書や召喚状や法廷での戦いは、もうこりごりだ。
bengoshi ya shougen rokushusho ya shoukanjou ya houtei de no tatakai wa, mou korigori da.
I want desperately to be done with lawyers, depositions, subpoenas, and fighting.

情報機関がその後、証言したように、当時、中東と北アフリカの我々の外交施設に対する、特定の脅威を示す情報は伝わっていなかった。
jouhou kikan ga sono ato, shougen shita you ni, touji, chuutou to kita afurika no wareware no gaikou shisetsu ni tai suru, tokutei no kyoui o shimesu jouhou wa tsutawatte inakatta.
The intelligence community, as they’ve testified since, relayed no actionable intelligence about specific threats against any U.S. diplomatic post across the Middle East and North Africa.

証言 (shougen)

どういうことだよ?目撃者の証言が一致しないって…
dou iu koto da yo. mokugekisha no shougen ga icchi shinai tte.
What do you mean, the witnesses’ testimonies don’t match?

私は議会証言のあいだに、この件について繰り返し聞かれた。
watashi wa gikai shougen no aida ni, kono ken ni tsuite kurikaeshi kikareta.
I was asked about this repeatedly during my Congressional testimony.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 证言 (zhèngyán)
Korean: 증언 (jeung-eon)

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