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Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 高速 (kousoku)

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 高速 (kousoku)

Kana: こうそく
Kanji: 高速
Romaji: kousoku

Type: Noun, のadjective, なadjective
Meaning: high speed, high gear, highway, freeway, expressway, motorway
JLPT level: N3

Example sentences:

間近に迫った音に凍りつくわたしたちの上を、小型飛行機は高速で通り過ぎていった。
madjika ni sematta oto ni kooritsuku watashitachi no ue o, kogata hikouki wa kousoku de toorisugite itta.
The sound was very close, and we froze as the craft raced past.

真昼の太陽につややかなルーフをきらめかせながら、イタリアの高速列車が、トスカーナの田園地帯に優美な弧を描いて北へ疾走していた。
mahiru no taiyou ni tsuyayakana ruufu o kiramekasenagara, itaria no kousoku ressha ga, tosukkaana no den’en chitai ni yuubi na ko o egaite kita e shissou shite ita.
The noon sun glinted off the sleek roof of Italy’s high-velocity train as it raced northward, cutting a graceful arc across the Tuscan countryside.

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 高速 (kousoku)

このときはジェット機ではなく車の旅で、がらがらの高速道路を何マイルも走ってゲイルズバーグという町へ向かった。
kono toki wa jettoki de wa naku kuruma no tabi de, garagara no kousoku douro o nan mairu mo hashitte geiruzubaagu to iu machi e mukatta.
This trip was by car, not jet, along miles of empty highway, to a town called Galesburg.

現代の世界には、ウォルマートとその恐るべき高速サプライチェーンがあって、短い日にちで世界中へ商品を送り込んでいる。
gendai no sekai ni wa, uorumaato to sono osoru beki kousoku sapuraicheen ga atte, mijikai hinichi de sekaijuu e shouhin o okurikonde iru.
The world has recently witnessed the rise of Wal-Mart and its remarkable high-speed supply chain, which is able to transmit products from one corner of the world to another in a very short period of time.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 高速 (gāosù)
Korean: 고속 (gosog)

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