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発明

JLPT 3
Kana Reading
はつめい
Romaji
hatsumei
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi), noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
    Meaning
    invention
    Example sentence
    それ発明した教授大学から相当対価受ける権利ある The professor who invented it has the right to reasonable remuneration from the university.
  • Parts of speech
    adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi)
    Meaning
    intelligent; clever
    Example sentence
    かつてはロードローラーが曳いていたが、蒸気機関発明によりスチームローラー現れた Horses used to pull road-rollers, but the steamroller arrived with the invention of the steam engine.
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi), noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
    Meaning
    being enlightened; having the meaning of everything become clear
    Example sentence
    毎日私たちはエジソンが発明した多く使っている。 Every day we use many things which Edison invented.

Examples of 発明, はつめい in a sentence


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