Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
教養 JLPT 2
Kana Reading
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi), noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru, nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no'
    cultivation; refinement; culture; education
    Example sentence
    多く女性より高い教養キャリア追求それ故に結婚出産先延ばている。 Many women pursue higher education and careers, thus delaying marriage and childbirth.

Examples of 教養, きょうよう in a sentence

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foster, bring up, rear, develop, nurture

On'Yomi: ヨウ, リョウ

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teach, faith, doctrine

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