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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 所有 (shoyuu)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 所有 (shoyuu)

Kana: しょゆう
Kanji: 所有
Romaji: shoyuu

Type: Noun, するverb
Meaning: one’s possessions, ownership
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

組合の強い新聞をもう一紙所有することなど、水木には耐えがたかった。
kumiai no tsuyoi shinbun o mou ichi kami shoyuu suru koto nado, mizuki ni wa taegatakatta.
Mizuki could not stomach another paper with a strong labor union.

娘たちはそれぞれ株式の20パーセントを所有しており、契約にサインさせるために夫をよこしていた。
musumetachi wa sorezore kabushiki no nijuu paasento o shoyuu shite ori, keiyaku ni sain saseru tame ni otto o yokoshite ita.
My daughters owned twenty percent of the stock and had sent their husbands to sign off on the deal.

所有 (shoyuu)

顧客との深刻な利益相反を抱える投資銀行の一部を所有している。
kokyaku to no shinkoku na rieki aihan o kakaeru toushi ginkou no ichibu o shoyuu shite iru.
I own part of an investment bank, which is riddled with conflicts of interests with its customers.

私ならそんな会社の株を所有したいとは思わない。
watashi nara sonna kaisha no kabu o shoyuu shitai to wa omowanai.
I would not want to own stock in any of those companies.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 所有 (suóyǒu)
Korean: 소유 (soyu)

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