Definition of 上空

じょうくうjoukuu

noun:

  • sky; the skies; high-altitude sky; upper air

Example Sentences

暖かいatatakai軽いkarui空気kuukiha山越えyamagoeするsuruto上空joukuuni上昇joushoushi地上chijouにはniha下りてoriteこないkonaiことkotoなどnadokazeha地形chikeiによってniyotte変わりますkawarimasu
When warm, light, air crosses mountains it rises into the upper atmosphere and does not fall back to the ground. In this, and other, ways wind changes with the terrain.
machino上空joukuuwo飛行機hikoukiga飛んでいるtondeiru
A plane is flying above the city.
大気taikino上空joukuuでさえdesae汚染osenされているsareteiru
Even the upper atmosphere is polluted.
上空joukuuwo飛行hikouchuuni私たちwatashitachihaそのsonomizuumiちらりとchirarito一見ikkenしたshita
We had a glimpse of the lake as we flew over it.
上空joukuuwoジェット機jettokigaキーンKIINというtoiu音を立ててotowotatete飛んでtondeいったitta
The jet made a whining sound as it soared overhead.

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