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Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 声 (koe)

Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary with Flashcard

Kana: こえ
Kanji: 声
Romaji: koe

Type: noun

Meaning: voice

Example sentences:

アンジェラの耳にだれかの声が飛び込んできた。初めはそれが自分自身の声とは気づかなかった。
anjera no mimi ni dareka no koe ga tobikonde kita. hajime wa sore ga jibunjishin no koe towa kizukanakatta.
Angela heard a voice which, at first, she did not recognize as her own.

もし街でわたしを見かけても声をかけなくてけっこうですよ。事情は承知してますから。
moshi machi de watashi o mikakete mo koe o kakenakute kekkou desu yo. jijou wa shouchi shitemasu kara.
If you ever see me on the street, you don’t have to speak to me. I’ll understand.

Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 声 (koe)

留守番電話から聞こえる声は驚くほど年老いていた。
rusuban denwa kara kikoeru koe wa odoroku hodo toshioite ita.
His voice had sounded startlingly old on her answering machine.

突然、その静寂を破って声が聞こえてきた。
totsuzen, sono seijaku o yabutte koe ga kikoete kita.
Into that silence came the voice.

Similar words:

音声 (onsei); 一声 (hitokoe)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 语音 (yǔyīn); 声音 (shēngyīn)
Korean: 소리 (soli)

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