He majored in Japanese literature at the university.
Kare wa daigaku de kokubungaku o senkō o shita.
he; him; his; boyfriend
topic marker particle; indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated); adds emphasis
post-secondary education institution, incl. university, college, etc.; former central university of Kyoto (established under the ritsuryo system for the training of government administrators); the Great Learning - one of the Four Books
indicates location of action; at; in; indicates time of action; indicates means of action; cause of effect; by; and then; so; indicates continuing action; indicates certainty, emphasis, etc.
indicates direct object of action; indicates subject of causative expression; indicates an area traversed; indicates time (period) over which action takes place; indicates point of departure or separation of action; indicates object of desire, like, hate, etc.
major subject; special study
to do; to cause to become; to make (into); to turn (into); to serve as; to act as; to work as; to wear (clothes, a facial expression, etc.); to judge as being; to view as being; to think of as; to treat as; to use as; to decide on; to choose; to be sensed (of a smell, noise, etc.); to be (in a state, condition, etc.); to be worth; to cost; to pass (of time); to elapse; verbalizing suffix (applies to nouns noted in this dictionary with the part of speech "vs"); creates a humble verb (after a noun prefixed with "o" or "go"); to be just about to; to be just starting to; to try to; to attempt to
Readings: ヒ、 かれ、 かの、 か.の
Meanings: he, that, the
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: コク、 くに
Readings: ブン、 モン、 ふみ、 あや
Meanings: sentence, literature, style, art, decoration, figures, plan, literary radical (no. 67)
Readings: セン、 もっぱ.ら
Meanings: specialty, exclusive, mainly, solely
Readings: コウ、 せ.める
Meanings: aggression, attack, criticize, polish