浪漫

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: S Grade: S

Noun[edit]

浪漫 (hiragana ろうまん, romaji rōman)

  1. romance

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Etymology[edit]

Originally a native Chinese word meaning "unrestrained, indulgent". Later used as a phono-semantic matching of English romantic.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin làngmàn
Zhuyin ㄌㄤˋ ㄇㄢˋ
IPA (key) /lɑŋ⁵¹⁻⁵³ ma̠n⁵¹/
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Adjective[edit]

浪漫 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin làngmàn)

  1. indulgent, unrestrained, at will, wanton
  2. (= 爛漫) bright-coloured, brilliant
  3. romantic
  4. dissolute, debauched, voluptuous

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