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Translation of "of" - English-Japanese dictionary


preposition   strong /ɒv/ weak /əv/
A1 belonging to or relating to someone or something (所属、関係を表す)~の~ She is a friend of my cousin. I like the colour of her hair.
A1 used after words that show an amount (量を表す言葉の後につく)~の量の a bag of apples both of us
A1 containing ~の入った~ a glass of milk
A1 used with numbers, ages, and dates (年齢、日付を表す名詞が後につく)~歳(月)の~ a boy of six the 14th of February
A2 showing position or direction (位置、方向を表す名詞が前につく)~の~ the front of the queue a small town north of Edinburgh
A2 showing someone or something (限定)~の~ a map of the city a photo of my boyfriend
A2 used when comparing related things (比較)~の中で~ He’s the best-looking of the three brothers.
B1 showing a reason or cause (理由、原因を表す)~で He died of cancer.
used after an adjective when judging someone’s behaviour (形容詞の後について人の性質を表す)~するなんて(人)は(形容詞)だ It was very nice of you to think of us.
(Definition of of from the Cambridge English-Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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