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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 象徴 (shouchou)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 象徴 (shouchou)

Kana: しょうちょう
Kanji: 象徴
Romaji: shouchou

Type: Noun, のadjective, するverb
Meaning: symbol
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

米国とサレハ大統領との関係は、我々の中東政策の核に存在する矛盾の象徴だった。
beikoku to sareha daitouryou to no kankei wa, wareware no chuutou seisaku no kaku ni sonzai suru mujun no shouchou datta.
America’s relationship with President Saleh was emblematic of the dilemma at the heart of our Middle East policy.

その意味で彼は上院の象徴にまさしくふさわしい人物だとわたしは実感した。
sono imi de kare wa jouin no shouchou ni masashiku fusawashii jinbutsu da to watashi wa jikkan shita.
In that sense I realized that he really was a proper emblem for the Senate.

この事件は、アヤトとユミのあらたな関係の現実を象徴している。
kono jiken wa, ayato to yumi no arata na kankei no genjitsu o shouchou shite iru.
This episode symbolizes the reality of Ayato and Yumi’s new relationship.

それが終わると、古の秘密の五つの象徴をそれぞれの指先にひとつずつ書いていった。
sore ga owaru to, inishie no himitsu no itsutsu no shouchou o sorezore no yubisaki ni hitotsu zutsu kaite itta.
When he was done, he added the five symbols of the Ancient Mysteries, one on each fingertip of the drawing.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 象征 (xiàngzhēng)
Korean: 상징 (sangjing)

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