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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 返答 (hentou)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 返答 (hentou)

Kana: へんとう
Kanji: 返答
Romaji: hentou

Type: Noun, するverb
Meaning: reply, answer
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

私の記憶に語りかけるのは、その記憶の返答がある程度おもしろいとわかっている場合だけにかぎることにしたい。
watashi no kioku ni katarikakeru no wa, sono kioku no hentou ga aru teido omoshiroi to wakatte iru baai dake ni kagiru koto ni shitai.
I am only bound to invoke memory where I know her responses will possess some degree of interest.

多くの議員はその日に聞いた返答に満足せず、はっきり怒りを示す人もいた。
ooku no giin wa sono hi ni kiita hentou ni manzoku sezu, hakkiri ikari o shimesu hito mo ita.
Many members of Congress were left unsatisfied with the answers they heard that day; some were outright angry.

慎重を唱えるある有力産業人からの手紙に対して、私は自分の見解を示す次のような返答を送った。
shinchou o tonaeru aru yuuryoku sangyoujin kara no tegami ni tai shite, watashi wa jibun no kenkai o shimesu tsugi no you na hentou o okutta.
In answer to a letter from a leading industrialist urging caution, I replied setting out my views.

オバマ大統領は新たな書簡を送り、今回は前向きの返答を得た。
obama daitouryou wa arata na shokan o okuri, konkai wa maemuki no hentou o eta.
President Obama sent another letter and this time got a positive response.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 回答 (huídá)
Korean: 대답 (daedab)

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