大学

大學

Reading

Kana: だいがく
Romaji: daigaku
Kana
Romaji

Definitions

1

post-secondary education institution, incl. university, college, etc.

See also: 総合大学
2

former central university of Kyoto (established under the ritsuryo system for the training of government administrators)

Note: abbreviation
See also: 大学寮 国学 (reading こくがく, entry #2)
3

the Great Learning - one of the Four Books

See also: 四書

Kanji

Readings: ダイ、 タイ、 おお-、 おお.きい、 -おお.いに
Meanings: large, big
Readings: ガク、 まな.ぶ
Meanings: study, learning, science
Readings: ガク、 まな.ぶ
Meanings: learning, knowledge, school

Example Sentences

大学生(だいがくせい)です。
➥I am a university student.
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(かれ)大学生(だいがくせい)です。
➥He's a university student.
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(わたし)(あに)大学生(だいがくせい)です。
➥My brother is a college student.
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大学生(だいがくせい)ですか。
➥Are you a college student?
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彼女(かのじょ)大学生(だいがくせい)です。
➥She is a college student.
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彼女(かのじょ)大学(だいがく)名誉(めいよ)だ。
➥She is an honor to our college.
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