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[しゅ()·()]
shumi
noun

English Meaning(s) for 趣味

noun
  1. hobby; tastes; preference

Definition and Synonyms for 趣味

Avocation an auxiliary activity
Synonyms: ホビー, 趣味, 道楽
Preference grant of favor or advantage to one over another (especially to a country or countries in matters of international trade, such as levying duties)
Synonyms: プリファレンス, 優先権, 嗜好, 好み, 好み, 好む, 特恵, , 趣味
Taste delicate discrimination (especially of aesthetic values)
Synonyms: 判断力, 審美眼, 弁え, 弁別, 洞察力, 認識, 趣味, 鑑識
Druthers the right or chance to choose
Synonyms: プリファレンス, 優先, 優先権, 嗜好, 好み, 好み, 好む, , 趣味

Meanings for each kanji in 趣味

gist; proceed to; tend; become Kanji Details »
flavor; taste Kanji Details »

Categories 趣味 is a member of

Interest a diversion that occupies one's time and thoughts (usually pleasantly)
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Vantage the quality of having a superior or more favorable position
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Secernment the cognitive process whereby two or more stimuli are distinguished
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Choice one of a number of things from which only one can be chosen
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 趣味

Sample Sentences for 趣味

Hobbies take your mind off the worries of everyday life.
"That's an unusual hobby she's got, the transfer student." "She's cute so it's fine with me."
His hobby is collecting strange butterflies.
One of my hobbies is collecting old stamps.
Do you have a hobby - for example, painting?

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