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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 闇 (yami)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 闇 (yami)

Kana: やみ
Kanji: 闇
Romaji: yami

Type: Noun, のadjective
Meaning: darkness, the dark, dark, bewilderment, despair, hopelessness, black-marketeering, shady, illegal, under-the-table
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

こうして二時間が過ぎた。外は完全な闇であった。
koushite ni jikan ga sugita. soto wa kanzen na yami de atta.
Two hours passed thus. It was intensely dark outside.

恐怖と闇の記憶があなたを悩ます時、これが支えをもたらしてくれましょう。
kyoufu to yami no kioku ga anata o nayamasu toki, kore ga sasae o motarashite kuremashou.
When the memory of the fear and the darkness troubles you, this will bring you aid.

闇 (yami)

彼女は、どちらが出口かなど考えもせず、果てしなく黒い闇のなかへ一気に突進した。
kanojo wa, dochira ga deguchi ka nado kangae mo sezu, hateshinaku kuroi yami no naka e ikki ni tosshin shita.
Suddenly, with no idea anymore which way was out, she found herself dashing, dead blind, across an endless black abyss.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 黑暗 (hēi’àn)
Korean: 어둠 (eodum)

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