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Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 妹 (imouto)

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Kana: いもうと
Kanji: 妹
Romaji: imouto

Type: noun

Meaning: younger sister

Example sentences:

昨日妹を公園に連れて行きました。
kinou imouto o kouen ni tsurete ikimashita.
I took my younger sister to the park yesterday.

わたしやお母さんや妹がお父さんを愛してないとでも思ってたの?
watashi ya okaasan ya imouto ga otousan o aishite nai to demo omotteta no.
You think my mom, my sister and I don’t love my dad?

Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 妹 (imouto)

彼女は妹みたいなものだし、おそらくわたしには、この世のだれよりもあけすけに自分の胸のうちを語ってくれている。
kanojo wa imouto mitai na mono da shi, osoraku watashi niwa, kono yo no dare yorimo akesuke ni jibun no mune no uchi o katatte kurete iru.
She’s been like a little sister to me and I guess she talks to me plainer than to anybody in the world.

妹がこんなにシャイなのもおかしいんだよ。
imouto ga konna ni shai na no mo okashiin da yo.
You don’t know how weird it is for my sister to be this shy.

Similar words:

シスター (shisutaa); 姉 (ane)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 妹妹 (mèimei)
Korean: 여동생 (yeodongsaeng)

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