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Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 貴重 (kichou)

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 貴重 (kichou)

Kana: きちょう
Kanji: 貴重
Romaji: kichou

Type: Noun, なadjective
Meaning: precious, valuable
JLPT level: N3

Example sentences:

あれは完成した製品で、まあまあ貴重だった。
are wa kansei shita seihin de, maamaa kichou datta.
It was a finished product, and it had a certain preciousness to it.

近年われわれが信じはじめているのとは裏腹に、人間の技倆がコンピュータの伎倆よりもずっと貴重になってゆくだろう。
kinnen wareware ga shinjihajimete iru no to wa urahara ni, ningen no giryou ga konpyuuta no giryou yori mo zutto kichou ni natte yuku darou.
Perhaps, contrary to what we have come to believe in recent years, people skills will become more valuable than computer skills.

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 貴重 (kichou)

我々にとっても、これは、宿題をこなし、家族との時間を持ち、休んで、次の厳しい一週間に向けた英気を養う貴重な時間となる。
wareware ni totte mo, kore wa, shukudai o konashi, kazoku to no jikan o mochi, yasunde, tsugi no kibishii isshuukan ni muketa eiki o yashinau kichou na jikan to naru.
This is our precious time to get caught up, spend time with our families, and rest up and get ready for the demanding week ahead.
***英気を養う (eiki o yashinau): to restore one’s energy

想像を絶するほど古く、失われたと信じられていたこの貴重なナイフは、鉄の刀身に骨の柄がついている。
souzou o zessuru hodo furuku, ushinawareta to shinjirarete ita kono kichou na naifu wa, tetsu no toushin ni hone no e ga tsuite iru.
Unimaginably old and believed lost, this precious blade is made of iron, attached to a bone handle.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 贵重 (guìzhòng)
Korean: 귀중 (gwijung)

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