1. a characteristic
    • ドイツ語は長い複合語を作るという特性がある
    • The formation of long compound words is a marked characteristic of the German language.
    • 帰巣性が強いという特性があるから,鳩は広く通信に使われている
    • Because of their characteristically strong homing instinct, pigeons are used extensively to carry messages.
    • この民族は辛抱強いのが特性だ
    • Perseverance marks this nation./This nation is characterized by perseverance.
    • ソーダには油を溶かす特性がある
    • The ability to dissolve grease is a special property of soda.