意思

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Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Etymology[edit]

From  ("idea, meaning") +  ("to think; thought").

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

意思

  1. (Beginning Mandarin) meaning
  2. interest; fun
  3. hint; trace
  4. opinion
  5. token of appreciation

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3

Grade: 2
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

意思 (hiragana いし, romaji ishi)

  1. intention, a mind (to do something)

References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Noun[edit]

意思 (uisa) (hangeul 의사)

  1. Hanja form? of 의사, “intent, opinion, view, suggestion, idea, comment”.