吝嗇

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Hyōgaiji Hyōgaiji
on'yomi

Adjectival noun[edit]

吝嗇 (-na inflection, hiragana りんしょく, romaji rinshoku)

  1. stingy

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

吝嗇 (hiragana りんしょく, romaji rinshoku)

  1. miserliness, stinginess
  2. miser

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Noun[edit]

吝嗇 (insaek) (hangeul 인색)

  1. Hanja form? of 인색, “miserliness, stinginess”.

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. 吝啬
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin lìnsè
Zhuyin ㄌㄧㄣˋ ㄙㄜˋ
IPA (key) /lin⁵¹⁻⁵³ sɤ⁵¹/

Adjective[edit]

吝嗇 (traditional, Pinyin lìnsè, simplified 吝啬)

  1. stingy; miserly

Synonyms[edit]