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ChineseEdit

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

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

趣味

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

Derived termsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

趣味

  1. (Min Nan) interesting

See alsoEdit


JapaneseEdit

 趣味 on Japanese Wikipedia
Kanji in this term
しゅ
Grade: S

Grade: 3
on'yomi

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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 that half-ass setup…
  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.

ReferencesEdit

  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

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

趣味 (chwimi) (hangeul 취미)

  1. Hanja form? of 취미, “hobby”.

OkinawanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with mainland Japanese 趣味 (shumi).

NounEdit

趣味 (hiragana すみ, romaji sumi)

  1. hobby
  2. taste, preference