Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
村長
Kana Reading
そんちょう
Romaji
sonchō
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    Meaning
    village headman
    Example sentence
    選挙延期になった。 The election of the village headman had been postponed.

Examples of 村長, そんちょう in a sentence

  • 選挙延期になった。

    The election of the village headman had been postponed.


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Kanji in this word

JLPT 4

7 strokes

village, town

On'Yomi: ソン

Kun'Yomi: むら

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JLPT 5

8 strokes

long, leader

On'Yomi: チョウ

Kun'Yomi: なが.い, おさ

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