Learn JLPT N5 Kanji

Meaning of 長

long, leader, superior, senior

Onyomi

チョウ
chou

Kunyomi

なが(い)、 おさ
naga(i), osa

Learn Japanese kanji: 【 チョウ / なが(い)、 おさ 】

Meaning: now; the present.

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How to write 長 - stroke order:

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Stroke Count: 8

- Example Sentences

Each example sentence includes a Japanese kana reading, the romaji reading, and the English translation.

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Example #1

ながいいちにちだった。
nagai ichinichi datta.
Today was a long day.
Example #2

わたしたちはながいじかんはなしました。
watashitachi nagai jikan hanashimashita.
We talked for a long time.
Example #3

わたしのぶちょうはとてもやさしいひとです。
watashi no buchou wa totemo yasashii hito desu.
My manager is a very kind person.
Example #4

あなたのしんちょうはどれぐらいですか?
anata no shinchou wa dore gurai desu ka?
How tall are you?
Example #5

わたしのおとうとはせいちょうしていしゃになりました。
watashi no otouto wa seichou shite isha ni narimashita.
My younger brother grew up and became a doctor.

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