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Learn JLPT N4 Vocabulary: 金持ち (kanemochi)

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Kana: かねもち
Kanji: 金持ち
Romaji: kanemochi

Type: noun

Meaning: rich person

Example sentences:

男に生まれたからには大物になりたいじゃん!金持ちになりたいじゃん!
otoko ni umareta kara niwa oomono ni naritai jan. kanemochi ni naritai jan.
A guy has got to be famous and rich!

山田は期待したようなお金持ちだったかい?
yamada wa kitai shita you na okanemochi datta kai.
Hasn’t Yamada as much money as you hoped?

金持ち (kanemochi)

そんなことは考えたことがない。お金持ちになりたがらない人がいるなんて。
sonna koto wa kangaeta koto ga nai. okanemochi ni naritagaranai hito ga iru nante.
It has never occurred to me that anyone would not want to be rich.

わたし自身も、特別に金持ちというわけではありませんが、兄が金持ちでしたから、結局は、わたしもそういうことになるでしょう。
watashi jishin mo, tokubetsu ni kanemochi to iu wake dewa arimasen ga, ani ga kanemochi deshita kara, kekkyoku wa, watashi mo sou iu koto ni naru deshou.
Not that I’m particularly well off myself, but my brother died a rich man and it will eventually come to me.

Similar words:

富豪 (fugou); 金満家 (kinmanka)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 富人 (fùrén); 财主 (cáizhǔ)
Korean: 부자 (buja)

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