熱心

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Chinese[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

熱心

  1. enthusiastic

Noun[edit]

熱心

  1. enthusiasm

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 4 Grade: 2

Etymology[edit]

From (netsu, showing intense feeling) + (shin, heart)

Adjectival noun[edit]

熱心 (-na inflection, hiragana ねっしん, romaji nesshin)

  1. earnest, enthusiastic

Noun[edit]

熱心 (hiragana ねっしん, romaji nesshin)

  1. enthusiasm, zeal, fervor, earnestness

Derived terms[edit]

  • 不熱心 (funesshin): indifference, lack of enthusiasm
  • 研究熱心 (kenkyū nesshin): of inquiring mind, eager to study