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Learn JLPT N4 Vocabulary: 火事 (kaji)

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Kana: かじ
Kanji: 火事
Romaji: kaji

Type: noun

Meaning: fire; conflagration

Example sentences:

この火事で亡くなった人いる?
kono kaji de nakunatta hito iru.
Did anyone die in this fire?

3人とも、火事があった頃丁度外出していて朝帰って来たらしくてな…
sannin tomo, kanji ga atta koro choudo gaishutsu shite ite asa kaette kita rashikute na.
None of those three were home when the fire occurred, and they came back this morning…

火事 (kaji)

帰ってきて、部屋のドアをあけたとたんに、さては火事かと思った。
kaette kite, heya no doa o aketa totan ni, sate wa kaji ka to omotta.
My first impression as I opened the door was that a fire had broken out.

雑草が火事のように燃えひろがります。
zassou ga kaji no you ni moehirogarimasu.
Weeds grow like house afire.

Similar words:

火災 (kasai); 火難 (kanan)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 火灾 (huǒzāi)
Korean: 화재 (hwajae)

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