JLPT N3 Vocabulary


during; while; medium; middle

JLPT N3 vocabulary list

Learn Japanese vocabulary: 【ちゅう】(chuu)


  • during (a certain time when one did or is doing something); under (construction, etc.); while​; currently
  • medium; average; middle
  • can also refer to China or middle school.

Type: Noun, Prefix, Suffix

Level: JLPT N3 Vocabulary

- Example Sentences

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

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Example #1

ima, benkyou chuu desu.
I am studying now.
Example #2

kare wa ima denwa chuu desu.
He is on the phone right now.
Example #3

kare wa shigoto chuu ni taoreta.
He collapsed on the job.
Example #4

kinou wa, ichinichichuu eigyou de sotomawari deshita.
I was out of office all day for sales.
Example #5

kono pasokon wa genzai shiyou chuu desu.
This computer is currently being used.

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