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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 微笑 (bishou)

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Kana: びしょう
Kanji: 微笑
Romaji: bishou

Type: noun

Meaning: smile

Example sentences:

青年はさびしい微笑を浮かべた。
seinen wa sabishii bishou o ukabeta.
The young man smiled sorrowfully.

茂はさびしげに微笑しつつ首を振った。
shigeru wa sabishige ni bishou shitsutsu kubi o futta.
Shigeru smiled sorrowfully and shook her head.

皮肉な微笑が秀一の唇をかすめた。
nihiku na bishou ga shuuichi no kuchibiru o kasumeta.
An ironical smile passed over Shuichi’s lips.

彼女は、手を組み、唇に微笑をたたえて彼のほうに歩み寄って来た。
kanojo wa, te o kumi, kuchibiru ni bishou o tataete kare no hou ni ayumiyotte kita.
She advanced towards him with clasped hands and a smile upon her lips.

Similar words:

笑み (emi)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 微笑 (wēixiào)
Korean: 미소 (miso)

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