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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 近づく (chikazuku)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 近づく (chikazuku)

Kana: ちかづく
Kanji: 近づく
Romaji: chikazuku

Type: Verb (intransitive)
Meaning: to approach, to draw near, to get close, to get acquainted with, to get closer to, to get to know
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

あの連中が近づいてくるわ。
ano renchuu ga chikazuite kuru wa.
They are approaching.

ついにその時が近づいた。
tsui ni sono toki ga chikazuita.
At length the hour drew near.

近づく (chikazuku)

彼女は嵐が近づくのを感じた。
kanojo wa arashi ga chikazuku no o kanjita.
She felt that the storm was approaching.

その死期が近づくことについての冗談など、彼に愉快なはずがないではないか。
sono shiki ga chikazuku koto ni tsuite no joudan nado, kare ni yukai na hazu ga nai de wa nai ka.
Jokes about his approaching demise can hardly be agreeable to him.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 靠近 (kàojìn)
Korean: 다가오다 (dagaoda)

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