親切

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Chinese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From  ("blood relation") +  ("to cut; close").

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Adjective[edit]

親切

  1. kind; cordial

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 2 Grade: 2

Etymology[edit]

From (shin, "intimate, "familiar," "close") + (setsu, "in close contact")

Adjectival noun[edit]

親切 (-na inflection, hiragana しんせつ, romaji shinsetsu)

  1. kind, helpful, friendly, obliging

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

親切 (hiragana しんせつ, romaji shinsetsu)

  1. kindness, helpfulness, friendliness

Alternative forms[edit]

  • 深切: more common but obsolete form

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Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Noun[edit]

親切 (chinjeol) (hangeul 친절)

  1. Hanja form? of 친절, “kindness, gentleness”.