Learn JLPT N4 Vocabulary

Meaning of 部長

manager; head (chief, director) of a section or department

JLPT N4 vocabulary list

Learn Japanese vocabulary: 【 ぶちょう 】(buchou)

Meaning: manager; head (chief, director) of a section or department.

Type: Noun

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- Example Sentences

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

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Example #1

わたしはえいぎょうぶちょうです。
watashi wa eigyou buchou desu.
I am the sales manager.
Example #2

かれがわたしのところのぶちょうです。
kare ga watashi no tokoro no buchou desu.
He is the chief of my department.
Example #3

こんしゅうぶちょうはしゅっちょうちゅうです。
konshuu buchou wa shucchouchuu desu.
My manager is on a business trip this week.
Example #4

わたしのゆうじんがすでにそのぶちょうにわたしのことをしょうかいしてくれています。
watashi no yuujin ga sudeni sono buchou ni watashi no koto wo shoukai shite kureteimasu.
My best friend has already introduced me to the department director.

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