JLPT N3 Vocabulary

Definition:

youth; young man

JLPT N3 vocabulary list

Learn Japanese vocabulary: 【せいねん】(seinen)

Meaning: youth; young man.

Type: Noun

Level: JLPT N3 Vocabulary

- Example Sentences

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

Click the below red button to toggle off and and on all of the hints, and you can click on the buttons individually to show only the ones you want to see.

Example #1

かれらはりっぱなせいねんですね。
karera wa rippa na seinen desu ne.
They are fine young men, aren't they?
Example #2

わたしのせいねんじだいのしんゆうたち。
watashi no seinen jidai no shinyuutachi.
the good friends of my youth.
Example #3

ちかごろのせいねんにはゆめがない。
chikagoro no seinen ni wa yume ga nai.
The youngsters of today don't set their sights high enough.
Example #4

かれはどんなせいねんでしたか?
kare wa donna seinen deshita ka?
What kind of young man was he?
Example #5

あなたはこうせいねんですね。
Anata wa kou seinen desu ne.
You sure are a fine young man.

Recommended JLPT N3 Books

Nihongo So-matome: JLPT N3 Grammar

In my opinion, this is the best book for studying JLPT N3 grammar. This is the book I used and it helped me pass the JLPT on my first try. It covers all of the JLPT N3 Grammar in 6 weeks, with an easy to follow study schedule. There are translations in English (and other languages), but most of the book and explainations are written in Japanese.
See price on Amazon

Kanzen Master Jlpt N3 Grammar

This is my second recommded JLPT N3 grammar book., which also covers all of the grammar that you need to know to pass the JLPT n3, and includes great practice excercises. One down side though, is it's mostly in Japanese, but that will help you in the long run.
See price on Amazon

Tobira Gateway to Intermediate Japanese

This textbook was designed to help beginner Japanese learners go to the intermediate / advanced level. It's extremely highly rated, well-structured, full of visual aids and tons if information. It's about the same size as the Genki books, but full of more information and entirely in Japanese. Highly recommended for anyone who wants to get more serious with their Japanese studies.
See price on Amazon

Jlpt N3 Japanese Lauguage Proficiency Test Official Practice Test

This is the official practice test of the JLPT N3. I highly recommend doing at least 1 practice test before taking the real test.
See price on Amazon