JLPT N3 Vocabulary


very; extremely; surprisingly; considerably; awfully

JLPT N3 vocabulary list

Learn Japanese vocabulary: 【ずいぶん】(zuibun)


  • very; extremely; surprisingly; considerably; awfully; terribly (adverb)
  • terrible; horrid; contemptible; reprehensible (na adj)
  • remarkable; extraordinary

This word is often written in its plain hiragana form.

Type: Adjective, な-adjective, Adverb

Level: JLPT N3 Vocabulary


- Example Sentences

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

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Example #1

kare wa zuibun kawatte shimatta.
He changed a lot.
Example #2

karera wa zuibun yorokonde kuremashita.
They were greatly pleased.
Example #3

kare wa zuibun nayandeiru yousu da.
He appears to be very worried.
Example #4

watashi no keiga wa zuibun yoku narimashita.
My injuries have gotten a lot better.
Example #5

kyouto no natsu wa zuibun atsui.
Summers are very hot in Kyoto.

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