懇切

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Chinese[edit]

earnest close to; to cut; to slice
trad. (懇切)
simp. (恳切)

Pronunciation[edit]


Adjective[edit]

懇切

  1. sincere, earnest, cordial

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
こん
Grade: S
せつ
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From (kon, "friendly;" "earnest") + (setsu, "in close contact")

Adjectival noun[edit]

懇切 (-na inflection, hiragana こんせつ, romaji konsetsu)

  1. kind, cordial
  2. exhaustive

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

懇切 (hiragana こんせつ, romaji konsetsu)

  1. kindness, cordiality
  2. exhaustiveness

Derived terms[edit]

  • 丁寧懇切 (teinei konsetsu): kind, careful, and thorough, thoughtful and scrupulous
  • 懇切丁寧 (konsetsu teinei): kind, careful, and thorough