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Learn JLPT N3 Grammar:

(chuu/juu)

Meaning: during, throughout

Formation:

Noun +

When is attached to some Nouns itʼs pronounced as “chuu” while to


others itʼs pronounced as “juu.” Thereʼs no specific rule so youʼll need to
learn by heart.

When attached to some certain Nouns, can be pronounced as both chuu


and juu. For example:

(sekaichuu/seikaijuu): around the world


(nenchuu/nenjuu): whole year, all year round

Example sentences:

2008 became the deadliest year yet in Afghanistan, with nearly three
hundred Coalition forces killed in action.
afuganisutan ni okeru takokusekigun no shisha ga motto mo ookatta nisen
hachinen ni, sanbyakunin chikaku ga ninmuchuu ni inochi o otoshita.
*** (inochi o otosu): to lose oneʼs life

You hinted a while ago at something which had happened in my absence.


shibaraku mae, watashi no rusuchuu ni nanika okotta you na koto o itte ita
ne.

She has been so much engaged all day that she could not ask to see you
before.
kanojo wa ichinichijuu zutto, oisogashikatta mono desu kara, anata ni ima
made ome ni kakarenakatta no desu wa.

I observed you in your class this morning, and saw you were closely
attentive.
kesa, jugyouchuu no anata o miteta kedo, zenshinkei o shuuchuu sasete ita
wa.

Though I have been on foot all day, I can not now repose an instant.
ichinichijuu, tachizume de atta noni, issui mo suru koto ga dekinai.

When I was fifteen, I felt a sharp abdominal pain during a soccer practice.
juugosai no toki, sakkaa no renshuuchuu ni hidoi fukutsuu ni osowareta.

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I searched all over the house, and could find Takeshi nowhere, nor Kenta
either.
iechuu sagashita noni, doko ni mo takeshi wa inai shi, kenta no sugata mo
mienai.

I am rich. I retired. Now I travel about seeing the world.


kane mo dekimashita. soshite intai shimashita. mokka watashi wa sekai
manʼyuuchuu na no desu yo.

During my maternity leave, I decided to focus entirely on my baby and


unplug my computers.
sankyuuchuu wa akachan ni zenryoku toukyuu suru koto, pasokon no
dengen wa irenai koto o kimeta.
*** (zenryoku toukyuu): using all oneʼs strength to


It is his unsocial custom to read at meals.
kare ni wa, shokujichuu ni hon o yomu to iu, hitozukiai no warui kuse ga aru.

I had been able to communicate with Makoto throughout my stay.


watashi wa koko ni taizaichuu, makoto to renraku suru koto ga dekita.

No, there is little fear of finding Ayato away from home.


iya, ayato ga rusuchuu da nado to iu shinpai wa kesshite nai.

I dreamed of my parents all the night.


watashi wa hitobanjuu, ryoushin no yume o mite ita.

Similar grammar:

(no naka de): in, among


(saichuu ni): in the middle of
(o chuushin ni): focused on, centered on
/ (naka o/naka dewa): in, on, in the midst of
/ (tochuu ni/tochuu de): on the way, in the middle of

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