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Noun (futsuumeishi)
protagonist, main character, hero(ine) (of a story)héros, héroïne, personnage principal

head of householdpatriarcheпротагонист, герой, главный персонаж, хозяин, глава семьиHeld, Hauptperson, Protagonist (eines Films, eines Romans)
ON: シュ, ス, シュウKUN: ぬし, おも, あるじ
lord, chief, master, main thing, principal

ON: ジン, ニンKUN: ひと, -り, -と

ON: コウ, クKUN: おおやけ
public, prince, official, governmental

Example sentences
もう30分すれば、主人がここに戻ってまいります。Parts: もう, (ふん), すれば, 主人公 (しゅじんこう), 此処 (ここ), 戻る (もどる), 参る (まいる)Another half hour, and our master will be back here.

この物語の女主人公は幼い少女です。Parts: 此の (この), 物語 (ものがたり), (おんな), 主人公 (しゅじんこう), 幼い (おさない), 少女 (しょうじょ)The heroine of this story is a little girl.

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