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Learn JLPT N4 Vocabulary: 説明 (setsumei)

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Kana: せつめい
Kanji: 説明
Romaji: setsumei

Type: Noun; Verb (説明する)

Meaning: explanation; exposition

Example sentences:

あなたがご自分で説明なさる必要はありません。
anata ga gojibun de setsumei nasaru hitsuyou arimasen.
You don’t need to explain anything.

ちゃんと出てきて説明してよ、マツダ!
chanto dete kite setsumei shite yo, matsuda.
Come out and explain, Matsuda!


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説明 (setsumei)

彼は何の説明もせずにここまで連れてきた。
kare wa nan no setsumei mo sezu ni koko made tsurete kita.
He brought me here without explaining anything.

説明してる暇はないんだ。
setsumei shiteru hima wa nain da.
I don’t have time to explain.

何事がおこったのかどう説明してよいのかジャックには分からなかった。
nanigoto ga okotta no ka dou setsumei shite yoi no ka jakku ni wa wakaranakatta.
Jack didn’t know how to explain what had just happened.

Similar words:

解説 (kaisetsu); 弁明 (benmei)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 说明 (shuōmíng)
Korean: 설명 (seolmyeong)


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