Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
事件 JLPT 3
Kana Reading
じけん
Romaji
jiken
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    Meaning
    event; affair; incident; case; plot; trouble; scandal
    Example sentence
    犯人思っていた事件とは関係なかった The man I thought was the criminal didn't have any connection to the incident.

Examples of 事件, じけん in a sentence


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Kanji in this word

JLPT 3

6 strokes

affair, case, matter, item

On'Yomi: ケン

Kun'Yomi: くだん

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JLPT 4

8 strokes

matter, thing, fact, business, reason, possibly

On'Yomi: ,

Kun'Yomi: こと, つか.う, つか.える

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