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Learn JLPT N4 Vocabulary: 音 (oto)

Learn JLPT N4 Vocabulary: 顔 (kao)

Kana: おと
Kanji: 音
Romaji: oto

Type: Noun

Meaning: sound; noise; note

Example sentences:

聞こえるのは波の音だけだった。
kikoeru nowa nami no oto dake datta.
All I could hear was the sound of the waves.

その時、玄関のドアが開く音が聞こえた。
sono toki, genkan no doa ga hiraku oto ga kikoeta.
At that time, I could hear the sound of the door opening.

音 (oto)

今なんか銃声のような音、しませんでした?
ima nanka juusei no you na oto, shimasen deshita.
Did you hear a gunshot sound just now?

外で変な音がしてる。
soto de hen na oto ga shiteru.
There’s a weird noise outside.

Similar words:

サウンド (saundo); 騒音 (souon); 音響 (onkyou)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 声音 (shēngyīn)
Korean: 소리 (soli)

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