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Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 歳 (sai)

Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 歳 (sai)

Kana: さい
Kanji: 歳
Romaji: sai

Type: Noun
Meaning: -years-old
JLPT level: N2

Example sentences:

九十九歳の女性に競業禁止合意書にサインさせるのがばかばかしいとは夢にも思わなかった。
kyuujuukyuu sai no josei ni kyougyou kinshi gouisho ni sain saseru no ga bakabakashii to wa yume ni mo omowanakatta.
The absurdity of imposing a non-compete agreement on a ninety-nine-year-old woman was far from lost on me.

わたしの八歳の娘に、お父さんはどんな仕事をしているのとたずねたら、法律をつくるお仕事と答えるかもしれない。
watashi no hassai no musume ni, otousan wa donna shigoto o shite iru no to tazunetara, houritsu o tsukuru oshigoto to kotaeru kamoshirenai.
If you ask my eight-year-old what I do for a living, she might say I make laws.

歳 (sai)

私は他人にお金のことで助言するのがもっとも得意だったのは、25歳のときだった。誰も私の話を聞かなかった。
watashi wa tanin ni okane no koto de jogen suru no ga motto mo tokui datta no wa, nijuugo sai no toki datta. daremo watashi no hanashi o kikanakatta.
I was at my best at giving financial advice when I was twenty-five years old and people weren’t listening to me.

子供の養育には金がかかるし、六歳児を働かせる方法が見つかるはずもない。
kodomo no youiku ni wa kane ga kakaru shi, roku saiji o hatarakaseru houhou ga mitsukaru hazu mo nai.
The cost of raising children will not decline, nor will there be ways found to put six-year-olds to work.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 岁 (suì)
Korean: 살 (sal)

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