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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 個性 (kosei)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 個性 (kosei)

Kana: こせい
Kanji: 個性
Romaji: kosei

Type: Noun
Meaning: individuality, personality, idiosyncrasy
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

明智にとっては、興味深い個性のコレクションに風変わりな一種類を加えただけではなかった。
akechi ni totte wa, kyoumi bukai kosei no korekushon ni fuugawari na isshurui o kuwaeta dake de wa nakatta.
Akechi had not only found another unusual specimen to add to his collection of interesting personalities.

ジャックは個性的な人物で、ニューヨーク州出身の押しの強い愉快な外交官だった。
jakku wa koseiteki na jinbutsu de, nyuuyooku shuu shusshin no oshi no tsuyoi yukai na gaikoukan datta.
Jack was a colorful character, a brash and funny diplomat from upstate New York.

個性 (kosei)

この発言には、彼の個性の多く、正直であること、説教好き、てきぱきやること、単純明快な行動原則、がまとまっている。
kono hatsugen ni wa, kare no kosei no ooku, shoujiki de aru koto, sekkyou zuki, tekipaki yaru koto, tanjun meikai na koudou gensoku, ga matomatte iru.
In this statement, many of his personal proclivities—rectitude, the urge to preach, his love of crisp, simple rules of behavior—have merged.

私が部下に求めるものを紹介しよう。特に変わったものはなく、能力、知性、個性、論理性、度胸、優しさを伴う厳しさ、士気高揚の力、忠誠心などだ。
watashi ga buka ni motomeru mono o shoukai shiyou. toku ni kawatta mono wa naku, nouryoku, chisei, kosei, ronrisei, dokyou, yasashisa o tomonau kibishisa, shiki kouyou no chikara, chuuseishin nado da.
What do I look for in subordinates? The usual qualities: competence, intelligence, character, moral and physical courage, toughness with empathy, ability to inspire, and loyalty.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 个性 (gèxìng)
Korean: 개성 (gaeseong)

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