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Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 隔てる (hedateru)

Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 隔てる (hedateru)

Kana: へだてる
Kanji: 隔てる
Romaji: hedateru

Type: Verb
Meaning: to separate (by distance, time, etc.), to isolate, to partition, to divide, to interpose, to have between, to alienate, to estrange
JLPT level: N2

Example sentences:

彼らは、海を隔てた大きな敵であるイランが混乱を利用して彼らの政府を弱体化させ、その戦略的な立場を強めることを恐れていた。
karera wa, umi o hedateta ooki na teki de aru iran ga konran o riyou shite karera no seifu o jakutaika sase, sono senryakuteki na tachiba o tsuyomeru koto o osorete ita.
They worried that Iran, their large adversary across the water was fomenting unrest in order to weaken their governments and improve its own strategic position.

アメリカの大量生産経済の大成長と、戦争に疲弊したヨーロッパとアジアの経済を隔てる生産力格差は、たいていのイデオロギー闘争を黙らせた。
amerika no tairyou seisan keizai no daiseichou to, sensou ni hihei shita yooroppa to ajia no keizai o hedateru seisanryoku kakusa wa, taitei no ideorogii tousou o damaraseta.
The enormous growth of America’s mass production economy, and the enormous gap in productive capacity between the United States and the war-torn economies of Europe and Asia, muted most ideological battles.

隔てる (hedateru)

囚人を自由から隔てるものが金だけだとしたら、自分には自由を勝ち取る術がある。
shuujin o jiyuu kara hedateru mono ga kane dake da to shitara, jibun ni wa jiyuu o kachitoru jutsu ga aru.
If money is the only thing separating a prisoner from freedom, then I’m as good as free.

通りを隔てた学校は放火され、略奪された。
toori o hedateta gakkou wa houka sare, ryakudatsu sareta.
A school across the street was burned and looted.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 隔离 (gélí)
Korean: 멀리하다 (meollihada)

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