Learn JLPT N5 Kanji

Meaning of 国






Learn Japanese kanji: 【 コク / くに 】

Meaning: country.

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- Example Sentences

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Example #1

anata wa doko no kuni kara kimashita ka?
What country did you come from?
Example #2

kare wa gaikoku ni naganen sundeita.
He lived abroad for many years.
Example #3

watashi wa beikoku kara kimashita.
I came here from the USA.
Example #4

amerikajin wa biza nashi de nihon ni nyukoku dekimasu.
American's can enter Japan without a visa.
Example #5

kokusai denwa o kaketai no desu ga.
I'd like to make an overseas call.
Example #6

karera wa furansu kokkyou o koeta.
They crossed the French border.
Example #7

nihon zenkoku o ryokou shitai desu.
I want to travel all around Japan.
Example #8

kare ga shinda no wa kokka no sainan da.
His death is a calamity to the nation.
Example #9

anata wa eigo to kokugo dochira ga suki desu ka.
Do you like Japanese or English?
Example #10

watashi no jimoto ni ii kokuritsu daigaku ga arimasu.
There is a good national university in my hometown.

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