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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 貧乏 (binbou)

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Kana: びんぼう
Kanji: 貧乏
Romaji: binbou

Type: adjective-na; noun

Meaning: poverty; destitute; poor

Example sentences:

貧乏のどん底にあっても、鈴木美奈子なら恥ずかしく思うことは決してなかったろう。
binbou no donzoko ni atte mo, suzuki minako nara hazukashiku omou koto wa kesshite nakattarou.
No depth of poverty could ever have made Suzuki Minako feel ashamed.

わたしが生まれた頃お父さんはまだ売れない貧乏画家でした。
watashi ga umareta koro otousan wa mada urenai binbou gaka deshita.
When I was born my father was still a poor painter who couldn’t sell his paintings.

貧乏 (binbou)

わたしを侮辱し、貧乏暮らしを嗤いにきたのなら、お引取りください。
watashi o bujoku shi, binbou gurashi o warai ni kita no nara, ohikitori kudasai.
If you have come here to insult me and laugh at my poverty, I will wish you good day.

わたしは貧乏にはなれない女なの。
watashi wa binbou ni wa narenai onna na no.
I am not made to be poor.

Similar words:

貧困 (hinkon); 貧しい (mazushii)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 贫穷 (pínqióng); 贫困 (pínkùn)
Korean: 가난 (ganan)

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