Word of the Day - jiken

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Word of the Day:

jiken

Pronunciation:

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Meaning:

an event; an incident; a happening; an affair; a case; a scandal

Japanese characters:

事件 (じけん)

Example:

Chiisana onnanoko ga inu ni kamareru to iu jiken ga okotta.
小さな女の子が犬にかまれるという事件が起こった。

Translation:

There was an incident where a little girl was bitten by a dog.

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