Vocabulary Card – 学生 – gakusei


Furigana: がくせい

Romaji: gakusei

Meaning: student

Level: JLPT N5

Word Type: noun


Writing

Kanji Meaning Onyomi Kunyomi JLPT
school, science GAKU mana(bu) 5
to live, grow SEI, SHOU i(kiru), u(mu), nama 5

Examples

Kanji 私は日本語の学生です。
Furigana わたしはにほんごのがくせいです。
Romaji watashi wa nihongo no gakusei desu.
English I am student of Japanese.

Vocabulary

Synonym

Kanji Furigana
Romaji Meaning JLPT
 生徒 せいと seito student, pupil

Opposite

Kanji Furigana
Romaji Meaning JLPT
先生 せんせい sensei teacher 5

Related words

Kanji Furigana
Romaji Meaning JLPT
教室 きょうしつ kyoushitsu classroom 5
 教科書  きょうかしょ kyoukasho textbook
 授業  じゅぎょう jugyou class, lesson 5

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Comments

  1. Excuse me but i do not understand the furigana example.
    Instead of “wa”, it seems that there is a “ha” behind “watashi” ?

  2. When は is used as a particle it is read “wa” instead of “ha”
    You can read about particles in wikipedia:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_particles

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