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Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 謎 (nazo)

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 謎 (nazo)

Kana: なぞ
Kanji: 謎
Romaji: nazo

Type: Noun, のadjective
Meaning: riddle, puzzle, enigma, mystery, enigmatic, mysterious
JLPT level: N3

Example sentences:

謎の女のほうが先に出た。
nazo no onna no hou ga saki ni deta.
The mystery woman left first.

まさしくその男はひとつの謎だった。
masashiku sono otoko wa hitotsu no nazo datta.
Decidedly that man was an enigma.

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 謎 (nazo)

大階段をのぼりはじめると、わたしの意識は、電話をしてきた謎の人物へと移った。
ookaidan o nobori hajimeru to, watashi ni ishiki wa, denwa o shite kita nazo no jinbutsu e to utsutta.
As I began climbing the grand staircase, my mind shifted to the mysterious stranger who had called me.

この世界は球体であり、目に見えぬ謎の力が万物を地表にとどめさせている。
kono sekai wa kyuutai de ari, me ni mienu nazo no chikara ga banbutsu o chihyou ni todomesasete iru.
Not only is the world a sphere, but there is an invisible, mystical force that holds everything to its surface.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 谜 (mí)
Korean: 수수께끼 (susukkekki)

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