Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
当選 JLPT 1
Kana Reading
とうせん
Romaji
tōsen
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi), noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
    Meaning
    being elected
    Example sentence
    彼女当選確実 Her election is in the bag.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    being selected (to win a prize, etc.)
    Example sentence
    当選見込み十分ある He is in a fair way to being elected.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    winning (in a lottery, raffle, etc.)
    Example sentence
    当選して知事になるつもり言った He said that he would be elected and that he would become governor.

Examples of 当選, とうせん in a sentence


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JLPT 3

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elect, select, choose, prefer

On'Yomi: セン

Kun'Yomi: えら.ぶ

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