How to say inherited in Japanese

せんぞでんらいsenzodenrai

~の noun:

  • inherited; family (heirloom); ancestral - four character idiom

Example Sentences

母親hahaoyano青いaoimewo受け継いでいるuketsuideiru
She inherited her mother's blue eyes.
kareha莫大なbakudaina遺産isanwo受け継いだuketsuida
He inherited a great fortune.
私達watashitachiga言語gengoha文化的にbunkatekini伝えられるtsutaerareruつまりtsumari学習gakushuuされるsareruものであってmonodeatte受け継がれるuketsugareruものmonoではないdehanaito言うiu場合baai言語gengoha文化bunka人類学者jinruigakushaga文化bunkato呼ぶyobu学習gakushuuされsare共用kyouyouされるsareru行動koudouno複合体fukugoutaino一部ichibuであるdearuというtoiukotoなのであるnanodearu
When we say that a language is culturally transmitted - that is, that it is learned rather than inherited - we mean that it is part of that whole complex of learned and shared behavior that anthropologists call culture.
watashiha彼のkareno財産zaisanwo受け継いだuketsuida
I inherited his estate.
私のwatashino叔母obaha莫大なbakudaina財産zaisanwo相続souzokuしたshita
My aunt inherited the huge estate.

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