Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
素人 JLPT 2
Kana Reading
しろうと
Romaji
shirōto
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi), nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no'
    Meaning
    amateur; novice
    Example sentence
    研究というほどでも・・・素人道楽ですよ、はずかしい It can hardly be called research... just an amateur's hobby, I'm ashamed to say.

Examples of 素人, しろうと in a sentence


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Kanji in this word

JLPT 1

10 strokes

elementary, principle, naked, uncovered

On'Yomi: ,

Kun'Yomi: もと

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JLPT 5

2 strokes

person

On'Yomi: ジン, ニン

Kun'Yomi: ひと, -り, -と

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