体面

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Chinese[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

体面

  1. (Intermediate Mandarin) honorable; creditable

Noun[edit]

体面

  1. (Intermediate Mandarin) dignity; face

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
たい
Grade: 2
めん
Grade: 3
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

体面 (hiragana たいめん, romaji taimen)

  1. honour (favourable reputation; dignity; sense of self-worth), face (public image)
    • 1907, 泉鏡花, 婦系図:
       (じつ)学者 (がくしゃ)体面 (たいめん) (よご)すものです。
      jitsuni gakusha no taimen o yogosu mono desu.
      It actually disgraces a scholar's name.
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