Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
重要 JLPT 3
Kana Reading
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi), noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    important; momentous; essential; principal; major
    Example sentence
    睡眠重要であるにもかかわらずその役割である Despite the importance of sleep, its purpose is a mystery.

Examples of 重要, じゅうよう in a sentence

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heavy, heap up, pile up, nest of boxes, -fold

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need, main point, essence, pivot, key to

On'Yomi: ヨウ

Kun'Yomi: い.る, かなめ

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