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. hobby
     (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.
  2. one's taste (set of preferences)
     (あか)いセーターは (わたし)趣味 (しゅみ)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