主人

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Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

主人

  1. master, owner
  2. host or hostess

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
しゅ
Grade: 3
じん
Grade: 1
on'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

主人 (hiragana しゅじん, romaji shujin)

  1. husband
  2. someone's master
  3. owner
  4. host or hostess

Antonyms[edit]

  • (husband): (つま, tsuma, "wife"), 奥さん (おくさん, okusan, "another’s wife"), 家内 (かない, kanai, "one’s own wife")

References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.