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ChineseEdit

year
 
long; length; forever; always; constantly; chief; head; elder; to grow; to develop
trad. (年長)
simp. (年长)
anagram 長年长年

PronunciationEdit


AdjectiveEdit

年長

  1. older (in age); senior; elder

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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
ねん
Grade: 1
ちょう
Grade: 2
on’yomi

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

年長 (hiragana ねんちょう, rōmaji nenchō)

  1. seniority
    • 1946, 織田作之助, それでも私は行く:
       () () ()弓子 (ゆみこ)より (ふた)年長 (ねんちょう)でありながら、 (なん)自分 (じぶん) (ほう)年下 (としした)のような () () (かん)じていた。
      Chieko wa yumiko yori futatsu nenchō de ari nagara, nanka jibun no hō ga toshishita no yō na makeme o kanjite ita.
      Chieko was two years Yumiko's senior, but at the same time she felt like her junior and subordinate.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN