JLPT N4 Vocabulary


sudden; abrupt; unexpected

JLPT N4 vocabulary list

Learn Japanese vocabulary: 【きゅう】(kyuu)


  1. sudden; abrupt; unexpected
  2. urgent; pressing
  3. steep; sharp; precipitous
  4. rapid; swift; fast
  5. emergency; crisis; danger

Type: Adjective, な-adjective

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

tenki ga kyuu ni kawatta.
The weather suddenly changed.
Example #2

kyuu ni ame ga furi hajimemashita.
It suddenly started raining.
Example #3

sono ko wa kyuu ni naki dashita.
That child suddenly started crying.
Example #4

yane ni iku kaidan wa semakute kyuu de kurai desu.
The staircase leading to the rooftop is narrow, steep, and dark.

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