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Learn JLPT N4 Vocabulary: 首 (kubi)

Learn JLPT N4 Vocabulary with Flashcard

Kana: くび
Kanji: 首; 頸
Romaji: kubi

Type: noun

Meaning: neck; head; dismissal; discharge; firing (from a job)

Example sentences:

彼女は両手で愛人の首にすがりついた。
kanojo wa ryoute de aijin no kubi ni sugaritsuita.
She threw her arms round her lover’s neck.

女の子は首を横に何度も振った。
onna no ko wa kubi o yoko ni nando mo futta.
The little girl shook her head many times.

首 (kubi)

わたしの首に両手をまわせますか?
watashi no kubi ni ryoute o mawasemasu ka.
See if you can put your arms around my neck.

君たちはここで待機!これ以上事件に首を突っ込まないように…
kimitachi wa koko de taiki. kore ijou jiken ni kubi o tsukkomanai you ni.
You guys wait here! Don’t get involved in this case any further…

Similar words:

ネック (nekku)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 颈 (jǐng); 脑袋 (nǎodai)
Korean: 목 (mog)

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