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交換, こうかん

  • kōkan
JLPT LEVEL 3

Definition

noun (common) (futsuumeishi), noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru

  • exchange
  • interchange
  • switching
  • reciprocity
  • barter
  • substitution
  • replacement
  • clearing (of checks, cheques)

Examples of 交換,こうかん in a Sentence

あなたと交換しよう
Let me exchange seats with you.
ジョンは友達切手交換するのが好き
John likes to trade stamps with his friends.
I exchanged a camera for a guitar.
He soiled his white shirt when he changed the ink cartridge.
Can I buy only the lenses?
このセーター大きいのと交換していただけます
Will you exchange this sweater for a larger one?
かつてここは、人々毛皮砂糖交換した
Once people traded furs for sugar here.
どこドルポンド交換きます
Where can I exchange my dollars for pounds?
A girl gave me an orange in exchange for a piece of cake.
We exchanged phone numbers at the end of the gathering.

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