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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 名誉 (meiyo)

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Kana: めいよ
Kanji: 名誉
Romaji: meiyo

Type: Noun; adjective-na

Meaning: honor; honour; credit; prestige

Example sentences:

お前は男だ。名誉を重んずる男だ。
omae wa otoko da. meiyo o omonzuru otoko da.
You are a man, and a man of honor.

兄は名誉にはきわめて敏感でした。
ani wa meiyo ni wa kiwamete binkan deshita.
My brother was a man of very sensitive honor.

名誉 (meiyo)

みんな名誉だと思って寄稿するんだもの。
minna meiyo da to omotte kikou surun da mono.
They write for the magazine because it’s an honour.

名誉を傷つけられたと思ったらしいですな。
meiyo o kizutsukerareta to omotta rashii desu na.
He seemed to think it was some reflection on his honor.

Similar words:

光栄 (kouei); 栄誉 (eiyo)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 名誉 (míngyù)
Korean: 명예 (myeong-ye)

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