TAKOBOTO

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転向
Readings
てんこう
tenkou
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
conversion, shift, about-face, switchповорот, (перен.) переломWendung, Umkehrung, Bekehrung, Konversion, Aufgabe (einer Überzeugung), Meinungswechsel

Kanji
ON: テンKUN: ころ.がる, ころ.げる, ころ.がす, ころ.ぶ, まろ.ぶ, うたた, うつ.る, くる.めく
revolve, turn around, change

ON: コウKUN: む.く, むこ, む.こう-, む.こう, む.かい, む.かう, -む.け, む.ける, -む.き, む.い, むか.い
yonder, facing, beyond, confront, defy, tend toward, approach

Example sentences
コンピューターの仕事から金融、会計などの仕事に転向することは可能である。Parts: コンピュータ (コンピューター), 仕事 (しごと), から, 金融 (きんゆう), 会計 (かいけい), (など), 仕事 (しごと), 転向 (てんこう), (こと), 可能 (かのう), であるIt's possible to branch out from computing to jobs in banking, accountancy and so on.

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