素人

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Chinese[edit]

plain; element man; person; people
simp. and trad.
(素人)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

素人

  1. commoner; layman; amateur

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 5 Grade: 1

Etymology[edit]

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Particularly: “/siro hito//siroːto/?”

Noun[edit]

素人 (hiragana しろうと, rōmaji shirōto)

  1. amateur, novice

Synonyms[edit]