Learn JLPT N4 Vocabulary

Meaning of 地震

earthquake

JLPT N4 vocabulary list

Learn Japanese vocabulary: 【じしん】(jishin).

Meaning: earthquake.

Type: Noun

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- Example Sentences

Each example sentence includes a Japanese furigana reading, the romaji reading, and the English translation.

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Example #1

けさ、じしんがありました。
kesa, jishin ga arimashita.
There was an earthquake this morning.
Example #2

じしんでれっしゃがとまった。
Jishin de ressha ga tomatta.
The earthquake stopped the train.
Example #3

にほんはじしんがおおいです。
nihon wa jishin ga ooi desu.
Earthquakes are frequent in Japan.
Example #4

かれはじしんでしんだ。
kare wa jishin de shinda.
He was crushed to death in the earthquake.
Example #5

じしんでたてものがゆれた。
Jishin de tatemono ga yureta.
The buildings shook in the earthquake.

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