JLPT N5 Vocabulary


river; stream​

JLPT N5 vocabulary list

Learn Japanese vocabulary: 【かわ】(kawa)

Meaning: river; stream​.

Type: Noun, Suffix

Level: JLPT N5 Vocabulary

- Example Sentences

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

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Example #1

kono kawa wa totemo hiroi desu.
This river is very wide.
Example #2

ie no ushiro ni kawa ga arimasu.
There's a river behind my house.
Example #3

Kono kawa wa watashi no mura wo nagarete iru.
This river runs through my village.
Example #4

Kodomo no koro wa yoku kawa de asonda mono da.
I often played by the river in my childhood.
Example #5

sono kawa wa shima no hokubu wo nagareteiru.
The river flows along the north of island.
Example #6

sono kawa no mizu wa umi ni nagarekomimasu.
That river's water runs in to the sea.
Example #7

Kono kawa no nagare wa kyuu da.
The current of this river is rapid.

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