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Learn JLPT N4 Vocabulary: 鏡 (kagami)

Learn JLPT N4 Vocabulary: 鏡 (kagami)

Kana: かがみ
Kanji: 鏡
Romaji: kagami

Type: Noun
Meaning: mirror, looking-glass, barrel head
JLPT level: N4

Example sentences:

この鏡を見てごらんなさいな。
kono kagami o mite goran nasai na.
Look at yourself in the mirror.

とはいえ、先駆者であり、先導者であり、勝利者でかつ王者でもあった巨大企業が、鏡を見て、これは静かならざる危機だ、新たな歴史を創らないかぎり歴史の壁に葬り去られる、とみずからにいい聞かせるのは、容易なことではなかった。
towaie, senkusha de ari, sendousha de ari, shourisha de katsu ouja de mo atta kyodai kigyou ga, kagami o mite, kore wa shizuka narazaru kiki da, arata na rekishi o tsukuranai kagiri rekishi no kabe ni houmurisarareru, to mizukara ni ii kikaseru no wa, youi na koto de wa nakatta.
But when a company is the pioneer, the vanguard, the top dog, the crown jewel, it is hard to look in the mirror and tell itself it is in a not-so-quiet crisis and better start to make a new history or become history.

鏡 (kagami)

彼は、ネクタイをゆるめ、鏡に映るできものだらけの顔を見つめた。
kare wa, nekutai o yurume, kagami ni utsuru dekimono darake no kao o mitsumeta.
He loosened his tie and stared at his pustuled face in the mirror.

鏡をじっと見つめ、そこに移る姿と正面から向き合うことは、心の健康に役立つ治療効果を持つ。
kagami o jitto mitsume, soko ni utsuru sugata to shoumen kara mukiau koto wa, kokoro no kenkou ni yakudatsu chiryou kouka o motsu.
Looking deeply into a mirror and seeing an accurate reflection is therapeutic and healthy.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 镜子 (jìngzi)
Korean: 거울 (geoul)

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