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Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 階段 (kaidan)

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Kana: かいだん
Kanji: 階段
Romaji: kaidan

Type: Noun

Meaning: stairs; stairway; staircase

Example sentences:

彼が階段から落ちた。
kare ga kaidan kara ochita.
He fell down the stairs.

あいつ、トイレで着替えて階段で逃げたな…
aitsu, toire de kigaete kaidan de nigeta na.
He must have changed clothes in the toilet and escaped using the stairs.

階段を降りかけたとき、中村は上がって来る山本に会った。
kaidan o orikaketa toki, nakamura wa agatte kuru yamamoto ni atta.
As Nakamura descended the staircase, he met Yamamoto, who was going up.

鈴木は息を切らしながら曲がりくねった階段を上った。
suzuki wa iki o kirashinagara magarikunetta kaidan o nobotta.
Puffing loudly, Suzuki climbed the tightly spiraling steps.

二つのドアを、音もたてずに、うまく開けたてしたところで、別の階段に出た。
futatsu no doa o, oto mo tatezu ni, umaku aketate shita tokoro de, betsu no kaidan ni deta.
After succeeding in opening and shutting, without noise, two doors, I reached another flight of steps.

Similar words:

上がり段 (agaridan)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 楼梯 (lóutī)
Korean: 계단 (gyedan)

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