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Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 同僚 (douryou)

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 同僚 (douryou)

Kana: どうりょう
Kanji: 同僚
Romaji: douryou

Type: Noun
Meaning: coworker, co-worker, colleague, associate
JLPT level: N3

Example sentences:

民主党の新しい同僚たちは、わたしの勝利は数少ない明るい話題だと言って、わたしをこれ以上ないくらい歓迎してくれた。
minshutou no atarashii douryoutachi wa, watashi no shouri wa kazu sukunai akarui wadai da to itte, watashi o kore ijou nai kurai kangei shite kureta.
My new Democratic colleagues could not have been more welcoming toward me. They would call my victory one of our few bright spots.

連邦議会の同僚たちはすこし犯罪に甘いと思われるのではないかと尻込みをしていた。
renpou gikai no douryoutachi wa sukoshi hanzai ni amai to omowareru no de wa nai ka to shirigomi o shite ita.
My fellow legislators were skittish about appearing in any way to be soft on crime.

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 同僚 (douryou)

みんな市の職員なのよ。私たちに興味があるはずがない。同僚みたいな顔をして歩いていけばいいのよ。
minna shi no shokuin na no yo. watashitachi ni kyoumi ga aru hazu ga nai. douryou mitai na kao o shite aruite ikeba ii no yo.
They’re government workers. They’ll have no interest in us. Just walk like you belong here.

なかには、わたしや同僚に、宿題を減らすようにという親もいます。
naka ni wa, watashi ya douryou ni, shukudai o herasu you ni to iu oya mo imasu.
Some parents would ask for my colleagues and me to lighten the load.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 同事 (tóngshì)
Korean: 동료 (donglyo)

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