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Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 専門 (senmon)

Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 専門 (senmon)

Kana: せんもん
Kanji: 専門
Romaji: senmon

Type: Noun, のadjective
Meaning: speciality, specialty, subject of study, expert, area of expertise
JLPT level: N2

Example sentences:

私は彼に、もし事実を私の前に並べたなら、私の専門的な意見をお聞かせしようと申し出たのです。ところが彼は、それができないのだと告白しました。事実を掴むのには、私自身が現地へ出かけていくよりほかないと申すことなのです。
watashi wa kare ni, moshi jijitsu o watashi no mae ni narabeta nara, watashi no senmonteki na iken o okikase shi you to moushideta no desu. tokoro ga kare wa, sore ga dekinai no da to kokuhaku shimashita. jijitsu o tsukamu noni wa, watashi jishin ga genchi e dekakete iku yori hoka nai to mousu koto na no desu.
I told him that if the facts were laid before me, I would give him my expert opinion. But that he professed himself unable to do. I was to be put in possession of the facts only on my arrival out there.

タクミは、大学の高学年になるとさまざまな専門的なテーマの本に関する才気あふれる書評を発表しはじめたため、文学団体のあいだにも名前が知られるようになった。
takumi wa, daigaku no kougakunen ni naru to samazama na senmonteki na teemu no hon ni kansuru saiki afureru shohyou o happyou shihajimeta tame, bungaku dantai no aida ni mo namae ga shirareru you ni natta.
In his latter years at the university Takumi published brilliant reviews of books upon various special subjects, so that he became well known in literary circles.

専門 (senmon)

もし事実を私の前に並べたなら、私の専門的な意見をお聞かせしよう。
moshi jijitsu o watashi no mae ni narabeta nara, watashi no senmonteki na iken o okikase shiyou.
If the facts were laid before me, I would give you my expert opinion.

どういう人材を求めているか?コンピュータの専門知識を持つ人間は、会社の付加価値を高めるのに、どういう仕事をしているか?
dou iu jinzai o motomete iru ka. konpyuuta no senmon chishiki o motsu ningen wa, kaisha no fuka kachi o takameru noni, dou iu shigoto o shite iru ka.
Who are they looking to hire and how are computer geeks being used to add value at their companies?

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 专业 (zhuānyè)
Korean: 전문 (jeonmun)

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