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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 気絶 (kizetsu)

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Kana: きぜつ
Kanji: 気絶
Romaji: kizetsu

Type: noun; verb (気絶する)

Meaning: faint; swoon

Example sentences:

怖いんだろう。いまにも気絶しそうな顔だ。
kowain darou. imanimo kizetsu shisou na kao da.
You must be scared. You look like you’re about to faint.

わたしはいままで気絶したことなんてないよ。
watashi wa ima made kizetsu shita koto nante nai yo.
I never fainted in my life.


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気絶 (kizetsu)

もう少し休みなさい。また気絶するぞ。
mou sukoshi yasuminasai. mata kizetsu suru zo.
Rest a bit. You might faint again.

彼女は気絶するかのように見えた。
kanojo wa kizetsu suru ka no you ni mieta.
She looked as though she might faint.

Similar words:

失神 (shisshin); 卒倒 (sottou)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 昏 (hūn); 昏厥 (hūnjué)
Korean: 기절 (gijeol)


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