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Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 才能 (sainou)

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Kana: さいのう
Kanji: 才能
Romaji: sainou

Type: Noun

Meaning: talent; ability

Example sentences:

漫画家になれるのは本当に才能を持って生まれた天才。
mangaka ni nareru nowa hontou ni sainou o motte umareta tensai.
Only the true geniuses who were born with real talent can become manga artists.

わたしが好きだったのは才能ある三浦さんだ。
watashi ga suki datta nowa sainou aru miurasan da.
I liked the Miura who had talent.

画家って才能さえあれば成功するじゃないの?
gaka tte sainou sae areba seikou suru janai no.
Can’t painters succeed as long as they have talent?


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ジェームズが兄は自分より鋭い才能をもっているといった。
jeemuzu ga ani wa jibun yori surudoi sainou o motte iru to itta.
James said his brother possessed even greater talent that he did himself.

あなたはとっても才能があるものね。
anata wa tottemo sainou ga aru mono ne.
You are so talented.

あいにく二人とも、相手にごまをすって場を和ませるという才能がなかった。
ainiku futari tomo, aite ni goma o sutte ba o nagomaseru to iu sainou ga nakatta.
Unfortunately they both shared an unfortunate inability to charm and disarm.

Similar words:

タレント (tarento); 能 (nou); 腕前 (udemae); 技量 (giryou);

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 才能 (cáinéng)
Korean: 재능 (jaeneung)


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