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Learn JLPT N4 Vocabulary: 失敗 (shippai)

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Kana: しっぱい
Kanji: 失敗
Romaji: shippai

Type: noun; verb (失敗する); adj-no

Meaning: failure; mistake; blunder

Example sentences:

たとえ失敗しても戦う前にあきらめたくはありません。
tatoe shippai shitemo tatakau mae ni akirametakuwa arimasen.
Even if I’m gonna lose, I don’t want to give up before even trying.

もう失敗は許されない。
mou shippai wa yurusarenai.
I can’t fail again.

失敗 (shippai)

言いたくはないが、ご主人は最近株で大失敗されたそうじゃないですか…
iitaku wa nai ga, goshujin wa saikin kabu de daishippai sareta sou janai desu ka.
I don’t want to say this, but your husband lost a lot of money in stocks recently, didn’t him?

満足とまではゆかないが、僕もまったく失敗したわけじゃない。
manzoku to made wa yukanai ga, boku mo mattaku shippai shita wake janai.
Though unsatisfactory, my research has not been entirely barren.

Similar words:

間違い (machigai); 不結果 (fukekka)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 失败 (shībài)
Korean: 실패 (silpae)

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