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Learn JLPT N4 Vocabulary: 趣味 (shumi)

Learn JLPT N4 Vocabulary: 趣味 (shumi)

Kana: しゅみ
Kanji: 趣味
Romaji: shumi

Type: Noun
Meaning: hobby, pastime, tastes, preference, liking
JLPT level: N4

Example sentences:

わたしとの暮らしできみの趣味も少しはよくなったかと思ったんだがなあ。
watashi to no kurashi de kimi no shumi mo sukoshi wa yokunatta ka to omottan da ga na.
I had hoped that association with me might improve your taste.

妻はいろいろな趣味に手をひろげていたし、三人の子供たちはそれぞれの方向を目指した。
tsuma wa iroiro na shumi ni te o hirogete ita shi, sannin no kodomotachi wa sorezore no houkou o mezashita.
My wife was off on her various unknown pursuits, and my three children were headed in their respective directions.

趣味 (shumi)

彫刻家が週末に趣味で他人の税務をやるという例は、まず見つからないと思う。
choukokuka ga shuumatsu ni shumi de ta’nin no zeimu o yaru to iu rei wa, mazu mitsukaranai to omou.
I think you won’t find any sculptors who on weekends will be doing other people’s taxes for fun.

変わった趣味だな。
kawatta shumi da na.
You have a strange hobby.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 嗜好 (shìhào)
Korean: 취미 (chwimi)

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