趣味

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Chinese[edit]

interesting; to interest taste
simp. and trad.
(趣味)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

趣味

  1. interest; delight
  2. (obsolete) taste; liking; preference

Derived terms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

趣味

  1. (Min Nan) interesting

See also[edit]


Japanese[edit]

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Kanji in this term
しゅ
Grade: S

Grade: 3
on’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

趣味 (hiragana しゅみ, rōmaji shumi)

  1. a hobby (activity done for enjoyment in spare time)
     (わたし)趣味 (しゅみ)盆栽 (ぼんさい)です。
    Watashi no shumi wa bonsai desu.
    My hobby is bonsai.
    • 2013 April 7, ONE; Murata, Yusuke, “げき 一げき [1st Hit: One Hit]”, in ONEPUNCH-MAN【ワンパンマン】 [ONE-PUNCH MAN], volume 1 (fiction, in Japanese), 6th edition, Tokyo: Shueisha, ISBN 978-4-08-870701-3, pages 17–19:
       (なに) (もの)だお (まえ)
      Nanimono da omae wa
      Who the hell are you?
       (しゅ) ()でヒーローをやっている (もの)
      Shumi de hīrō o yatteiru mono da
      Just a guy who does hero stuff as a hobby
      なんだその (てき) (とう) (せっ) (てい)は…
      Nan da sono tekitō na settei wa…
      What a half-ass setup…
  2. one's taste (set of preferences)
     (あか)いセーターは (わたし) (しゅ) ()ではない。
    Akai sētā wa watashi no shumi de wa nai.
    Red sweaters are not my taste.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

趣味 (chwimi) (hangeul 취미)

  1. Hanja form? of 취미, “hobby”.

Okinawan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with mainland Japanese 趣味 (shumi).

Noun[edit]

趣味 (hiragana すみ, romaji sumi)

  1. hobby
  2. taste, preference