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Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 雷 (kaminari)

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Kana: かみなり
Kanji: 雷
Romaji: kaminari

Type: noun

Meaning: lightning; thunder; thunderbolt

Example sentences:

わたし、雷が鳴ってるときに戸が開いてるのは嫌いだよ。
watashi, kaminari ga natteru toki ni to ga hiraiteru no wa kirai da yo.
I do not like open doors when it thunders.

雷なんかこわくありませんよ。
kaminari nanka kowaku arimasen yo.
I am not afraid of thunder.

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 雷 (kaminari)

今母親の手紙が突然雷のように彼に一撃をくらわせた。
ima hahaoya notegami ga totsuzen kaminari no you ni kare ni ichigeki o kurawaseta.
Now his mother’s letter had burst on him like a thunderclap.

チームが全員雷に打たれたような顔をした。
chiimu ga zenin kaminari ni utareta you na kao o shita.
The whole team were all looking thunderstruck.

Similar words:

雷鳴 (raimei)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 雷 (léi)
Korean: 천둥 (cheondung)

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