気にする

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
kun'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From (, ki; "spirit, mind, heart") + (ni; "to") + する (suru; "to do"). Meaning "to mind something".

Verb[edit]

気にする (irregular conjugation, hiragana きにする, romaji ki ni suru)

  1. (idiomatic) to care about something, to pay undue attention to something, to mind something which is a negative nuance, to worry about something
    彼女はちっとも気にしていない。
    かのじょはちっともきにしていない
    Kanojo wa chotto mo ki ni shite inai.
    She's not worried at all.
    そんなの気にしないで
    そんなのきにしないで
    Sonna no ki ni shinai de.
    Don't worry about that.

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