Vocabulary Card – 主人 – shujin


Furigana: しゅじん

Romaji: shujin

Meaning: someone else’s husband

Level: JLPT N5

Word Type: noun


Writing

Kanji Meaning Onyomi Kunyomi JLPT
owner, main- SHU nushi 4
person JIN, NIN hito 5

The word 主人 (shujin) is very often used together with the honorific prefix ご  when referring to someone else’s husband. It then becomes ご主人 (goshujin).


Examples

Kanji ご主人はお元気ですか?
Furigana ごしゅじんはおげんきですか?
Romaji goshujin wa ogenki desuka?
English How is your husband?

Vocabulary

Synonym

Kanji Furigana
Romaji Meaning JLPT

Opposite

Kanji Furigana
Romaji Meaning JLPT
奥さん おくさん okusan wife 5

Related words

Kanji Furigana
Romaji Meaning JLPT

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