Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level

JLPT 3
Kana Reading
きゅう
Romaji
kyū
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi), prefix
    Meaning
    ex-; former; old
    Example sentence
    連盟会長背任容疑逮捕されました The former president of a certain association has been arrested on suspicion of breach of trust.

Examples of 旧, きゅう in a sentence


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