JLPT N5 Vocabulary


older sister; elder sister​

JLPT N5 vocabulary list

Learn Japanese vocabulary: 【あね】(ane)

Meaning: older sister; elder sister​.

Study Notes:

  • 姉 (ane) is the more casual version of お姉さん (oneesan)
  • It is usually used when you refer to your own sister.

Type: Noun

Level: JLPT N5 Vocabulary

- Example Sentences

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Example #1

watashi no ane wa se ga takai.
My older sister is tall.
Example #2

watashi no ane wa 20 dai da.
My older sister is in her twenties.
Example #3

watashi no ane wa kon'yaku shita.
My older sister got engaged.
Example #4

ane wa sugoku atama ga ii.
My older sister is very smart.
Example #5

watashi wa ane to isshoni kurashiteimasu.
I live together with my older sister.

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