JLPT N4 Vocabulary


to break

JLPT N4 vocabulary list

Learn Japanese vocabulary: 【こわす】(kowasu).


  • to break; to destroy; to demolish​
  • to wreck; to ruin; to spoil; to damage​

Type: Verb, Godan verb, Transitive verb

Level: JLPT N4 Vocabulary

- Example Sentences

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

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Example #1

watashi wa sono mado o kowasu.
I am going to break that window.
Example #2

dare ga kono mado o kowashita no desuka.
Who broke this window?
Example #3

watashi tachi wa sono kabe o kowashita.
We broke that wall.
Example #4

naze anata wa sore o kowashita no desuka.
Why did you break that?
Example #5

kanojo no tokei o kowashite shimai mashita.
I broke her watch.

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