Japanese Dictionary

Meaning of 主人(しゅじん) in Japanese

主人, 主
JLPT 2
Kana Reading
しゅじん
Romaji
shujin
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi), nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no'
    Meaning
    head (of a household); proprietor (of a store); proprietress; landlord; landlady
    Example sentence
    来る日来る日その主人迎えにへ行った。 Day in, day out the dog went to the station to wait for its master.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    one's husband
    Example sentence
    来る日来る日、その主人待って座っていた。 Day after day, the dog sat waiting for his master in front of the station.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    (one's) employer; (one's) master
    Example sentence
    彼女病気の主人付き添った She attended on her sick husband.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    host; hostess
    Example sentence
    彼女主人に『やめて!』を言いました She said to her husband: "Stop!".

Examples of 主人, 主, しゅじん in a sentence



Kanji in this word

JLPT 4

5 strokes

lord, chief, master, main thing, principal

On'Yomi: シュ, ス, シュウ

Kun'Yomi: ぬし, おも, あるじ

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JLPT 5

2 strokes

person

On'Yomi: ジン, ニン

Kun'Yomi: ひと, -り, -と

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