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Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 偶然 (guuzen)

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Kana: ぐうぜん
Kanji: 偶然
Romaji: guuzen

Type: noun; adverb; adj-na; adj-no

Meaning: by chance; unexpectedly; suddenly; accident; fortuity

Example sentences:

こんな所で偶然きみに会えるとは思わなかった。
konna tokoro de guuzen kimi ni aeru towa omowanakatta.
I didn’t think I’d run into you at a place like this.

偶然母の若い頃の日記を見つけたんです。
guuzen haha no wakai koro no nikki o mitsuketan desu.
By chance I found my mother’s diary.

偶然だなあ、こんなところで会うなんて…
guuzen danaa, konna tokoro de au nante.
It sure is a coincidence that we’d meet at a place like this…

偶然当時のことをよく記憶してた人が出てきましてね…
guuzen touji no koto o yoku kioku shiteta hito ga dete kimashite ne.
I stumbled upon a man who remembered things well from then.

彼はこの偶然の発見に大いに元気づけられた。
kare wa kono guuzen no hakken ni ooi ni genki zukerareta.
This chance raised his spirits extraordinarily.

Similar words:

偶偶 (tamatama)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 偶然 (ǒurán)
Korean: 우연 (uyeon)

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