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Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 過去 (kako)

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Kana: かこ
Kanji: 過去
Romaji: kako

Type: noun

Meaning: the past; bygone days; the previous

Example sentences:

過去にさかのぼれば現在を忘れる。
kako ni sakanoboreba genzai o wasureru.
While retracing the past, I forget the present.

あなたは過去しか見ていない。
anata wa kako shika mite inai.
You only look back to the past.

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 過去 (kako)

この屋敷にいるメンバー全員の経歴、過去…そのほか何でもいいから詳しく調べてくれないか?
kono yashiki ni iru menbaa zen’in no keireki, kako, sono hoka nandemo ii kara kuwashiku shirabete kurenai ka.
I want the history and records of everyone in this house and anything else you can find. Can you investigate it in detail?

うろたえた彼の目はあたりを見廻し、なにか恐ろしい過去の痕跡を求め、ひきつった手は、おぞましい記憶を押しのけようとするかのようであった。
urotaeta kare no me wa atari o mimawashi, nanika osoroshii kako no konseki o motome, hikitsutta te wa, ozomashii kioku o oshinokeyou to suru ka no you de atta.
His haggard eyes glanced around, as if in search of the traces of some terrible event, and with his clinched hands he seemed striving to shut out horrible recollections.

Similar words:

昔 (mukashi); 来し方 (koshikata)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 过去 (guòqù)
Korean: 과거 (gwageo)

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