Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
JLPT 4
Kana Reading
せん
Romaji
sen
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi), noun, used as a suffix
    Meaning
    line; stripe; stria
    Example sentence
    必要ないどれでも引いて消さねばならない You should cross out any word you don't need.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    line (e.g. telephone line); wire
    Example sentence
    彼らは17通ってやって来た They came by Route 17.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    ray (e.g. X-ray); beam
    Example sentence
    女の古い電話番号引いて抹消した He crossed her old telephone number off.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    line (e.g. of a railroad); track; route; lane
    Example sentence
    うえ垂直な引いた。 He drew some vertical lines on the paper.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    outline; contours; form
    Example sentence
    鉛筆真っ直ぐ描いた He drew a straight line with his pencil.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    level
    Example sentence
    英語いいいってるよ。 His English is coming along pretty well.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    division
    Example sentence
    平行するせよ Let the two lines be parallel.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    line (of action); position; approach; policy; principle
    Example sentence
    地図赤い鉄道あらわす The red lines on the map represent railways.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    impression one leaves; air one gives off
    Example sentence
    地図青い示す Blue lines on the map designate rivers.

Examples of 線, せん in a sentence


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Kanji in this word

JLPT 2

15 strokes

line, track

On'Yomi: セン

Kun'Yomi: すじ

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