Meaning

Primary

First Place

Alternative

First Rank

Word Type

noun, の adjective

Explanation

Rank one is the first place.

Reading

いちい
  • Kyoko
    (Tokyo accent, female)
  • Kenichi
    (Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

This is a jukugo word, which usually means on'yomi readings from the kanji. If you know the readings of your kanji you'll know how to read this as well.

Context

Common Word Combinations

  • 一位の人

    the person in first place

    一位の男の子

    the boy in first place

    一位の女の子

    the girl in first place

Context Sentences

一位になったら、一週間毎日カレーを作ってあげる。

If you get first place, I'll make you curry every day for a week.

妹がピアノコンクールで一位をとりました。

My sister took first place in the piano composition.

お母さん!僕、あのテストで滅茶苦茶良い点をとったんだよ!なんとクラスで一位だったんだ!

Mom! I really aced that test! I ranked at the top of my class!

Kanji Composition