Japanese Dictionary

Meaning of 興味本位(きょうみほんい) in Japanese

興味本位
Kana Reading
きょうみほんい
Romaji
kyōmihon'i
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi), nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no'
    Meaning
    (just) out of curiosity; (just) in order to satisfy one's curiosity; aimed chiefly at amusing; sensational (e.g. magazine)


Kanji in this word

JLPT 1

16 strokes

entertain, revive, retrieve, interest, pleasure

On'Yomi: コウ, キョウ

Kun'Yomi: おこ.る, おこ.す

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JLPT 4

8 strokes

flavor, taste

On'Yomi: ミ

Kun'Yomi: あじ, あじ.わう

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JLPT 3

7 strokes

rank, grade, throne, crown, about, some

On'Yomi: イ

Kun'Yomi: くらい, ぐらい

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JLPT 5

5 strokes

book, present, main, origin, true, real, counter for long cylindrical things

On'Yomi: ホン

Kun'Yomi: もと

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