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The Japanese Page Word of The Day - Older Sister

 

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Word of the Day: September 27,2019

noun | あね


MEANING: old sister(s) [ane]

EXAMPLE SENTENCE:

私の姉は、私より五才年上です。

わたしのあねは、わたしよりごさいとしうえです。
My sister is 5 years older than I am. (watasi no ane wa watashi yori gosai toshi ga ue desu.)

NOTES:
[as far my sister; I; than; 5 years; older]  

VOCABULARY:
私【わたし】I
の(passive marker)
姉【あね】ane; より than
五【ご】five; 歳【さい】years
五歳【ごさい】5 years (歳 is used only for age)
上【うえ】older
 

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old sister(s) [ane] – download
My sister is 5 years older than I am. (watasi no ane wa watashi yori gosai toshi ga ue desu.) – download

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