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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 一刻 (ikkoku)

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Kana: いっこく
Kanji: 一刻
Romaji: ikkoku

Type: noun; adjective-na

Meaning: minute; moment; an instant; stubborn, hot-headed

Example sentences:

こんな時に押しかけてきたくはなかったのですが、一刻を争う仕事の話がありましてね。
konna toki ni oshikakete kitaku wa nakatta no desu ga, ikkoku o arasou shigoto no hanashi ga arimashite ne.
I hate to intrude on you at this time but I have a matter of business to discuss that will not wait.


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私は、その調査の一刻も早からんことを求めるものである。
watashi wa, sono chousa no ikkoku mo hayakaran koto o motomeru mono de aru.
I demand that the investigation shall take place as soon as possible.

なんでもいい、一刻も早くすましたいものだ!
nan demo ii, ikkoku mo hayaku sumashitai mono da.
I just want to get it over with as soon as possible.

刻一刻と混乱の度合いが増すようだ。
koku ikkokuto konran no doai ga masu you da.
He looks more confused with every moment.

Similar word:

瞬間 (shunkan)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 一刻 (yīkè)
Korean: 일각 (ilgag)


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