特有, とくゆう

  • tokuyū
JLPT 1

Definition of 特有,とくゆう

adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi), noun (common) (futsuumeishi), nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no'

  • characteristic (of)
  • peculiar (to)

Examples of 特有,とくゆう in a Sentence

この習慣日本特有のものである
This custom is peculiar to Japan.
Slow speech is characteristic of that man.
Sympathy is a feeling characteristic of mankind.
お辞儀習慣はその人達特有なものである
The custom of bowing is peculiar to the islanders.
It is often pointed out that a vague smile is typical of the Japanese.
その変わった習慣はその地方特有のもの
The odd custom is peculiar to the region.
その現象時代特有のもの
The phenomenon is typical of our modern era.
The widespread application of administrative guidance is considered to be a uniquely Japanese practice in which bureaucrats exert authority, without any legal backing, telling the private sector what to do and what not to do.
What is peculiar to Japan at mealtimes is that people eat rice out of little bowls.
That way of speaking is peculiar to people in this part of the country.
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Related Kanji

special
possess, have, exist, happen, occur, approx

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