趣味

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  • しゅみ shumi

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  • noun
    hobby, pastime
    • tastes, preference, liking

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      • 15 strokes

        purport, gist, elegance, interest, proceed to, tend, become

      • 8 strokes

        flavor, taste

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      • Japanese sentence

        あなたは自分の趣味について話しましたか。 

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        English translation

        Did you talk about your hobby?