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Noun (futsuumeishi)
See also: 総合大学
post-secondary education institution, incl. university, college, etc.université

See also: 大学寮
See also: 国学, こくがく, 2
former central university of Kyoto (established under the ritsuryo system for the training of government administrators)

See also: 四書
the Great Learning - one of the Four BooksуниверситетUniversität, Hochschule, Akademie, zentrale Ausbildungstätte für Beamten (nach dem Ritsuryō-System)

ON: ダイ, タイKUN: おお-, おお.きい, -おお.いに
large, big

ON: ガクKUN: まな.ぶ
study, learning, science

ON: ダイ, タイKUN: おお-, おお.きい, -おお.いに
large, big

ON: ガクKUN: まな.ぶ
learning, knowledge, school

Example sentences
合格者の過半数は大学出身者であった。Parts: 合格者 (ごうかくしゃ), 過半数 (かはんすう), 大学 (だいがく), 出身者 (しゅっしんしゃ), であるThe majority of the successful candidates were university graduates.

あなたは理科系の大学に進んだほうがいいよ。Parts: 貴方 (あなた), 理科 (りか), (けい), 大学 (だいがく), 進む (すすむ), 方がいい (ほうがいい)You should go on to a technical college.

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