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Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 特殊 (tokushu)

Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 特殊 (tokushu)

Kana: とくしゅ
Kanji: 特殊
Romaji: tokushu

Type: Noun, のadjective, なadjective
Meaning: special, particular, peculiar, unique
JLPT level: N2

Example sentences:

彼女は特殊なノックの仕方をした。
kanojo wa tokushu na nokku no shikata o shita.
She tapped in a peculiar manner at the door.

連続殺人という恐怖に支配されたこのエリアには特殊捜査本部が設置され、警察のたゆまない努力により犯人検挙に至るのですが、なんと証拠不十分で執行猶予3年の刑を受けただけ。
renzoku satsujin to iu kyoufu ni shihai sareta kono eria ni wa tokushu sousa honbu ga setchi sare, keisatsu no tayumanai doryoku ni yori hannin kenkyo ni itaru no desu ga, nanto shoukou fujuubun de shikkou yuuyo sannen no kei o uketa dake.
Because of the fear that a serial killer could be on the loose, a special investigation headquarter was set up in this area. The police’s great effort led to the arrest of the culprit, but because of the lack of evidence he was only given a three-year suspended sentence.

特殊 (tokushu)

特殊な原体細胞が外から眼球内に入り込み、癌細胞のように増殖していた。
tokushu na gentai saibou ga soto kara gankyuunai ni hairikomi, gan saibou no you ni zoushoku shite ita.
A specialized type of primary body tissue from outside the eye got inside my eye and started growing like a cancer.

デモを鎮圧して秩序を取り戻すため、ロシア連邦が特殊部隊を送ろうとしている。
demo o chin’atsu shite chitsujo o torimodosu tame, roshia renpou ga tokushu butai o okurou to shite iru.
The Russian Federation is sending in special forces units to put down the demonstrators and restore order.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 特殊 (tèshū)
Korean: 특수 (teugsu)

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