JLPT N2 Vocabulary

Definition:

eldest son; first-born son

JLPT N2 vocabulary list

Learn Japanese vocabulary: 【ちょうなん】(chounan)

Meaning: eldest son (may be the only son); first-born son.

Type: Noun

Level: JLPT N2 Vocabulary

- Example Sentences

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

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Example #1

かれはちょうなんです。
kare wa chounan desu.
He is the eldest son.
Example #2

8にんきょうだいのちょうなん。
8 nin kyoudai no chounan.
The eldest son of 8 brothers.
Example #3

かれはおくさんとちょうなんといっしょにすんでいます。
kare wa okusan to chounan to isshoni sundeimasu.
He lives together with his wife and eldest son.
Example #4

ちょうなんがいしゃになるのがそのいえのしきたりです。
chounan ga isha ni naru no ga sono ie no shikitari desu.
It is tradition in the family for the eldest son to become a doctor.