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Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 貧しい (mazushii)

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Kana: まずしい
Kanji: 貧しい
Romaji: mazushii

Type: adjective-i

Meaning: poor; needy; lacking

Example sentences:

わたしは貧しい人々を支える弁護士になりたい。
watashi wa mazushii hitobito o sasaeru bengoshi ni naritai.
I want to become a lawyer to help poor people.

彼女は貧しくても人並みの幸せをつかめたかもしれない。
kanojo wa mazushikutemo hitonami no shiawase o tsukameta kamoshirenai.
Even though she was poor, she might have found happiness.

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 貧しい (mazushii)

彼さえいれば、もう一度貧しくなってもかまわない。
kare sae ireba, mou ichido mazushiku natte mo kamawanai.
If only I had him I wouldn’t even mind being poor again.

山田智樹は貧しい農家に生れた。
yamada tomoki wa mazushii nouka ni umareta.
Yamada Tomoki came from a poor peasant family.

Similar words:

貧乏 (binbou)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 贫穷 (pínqióng); 贫苦 (pínkǔ)
Korean: 가난하다 (gananhada)

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