人影

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Chinese[edit]

man; person; people
 
picture; image; reflection; shadow
simp. and trad.
(人影)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

人影

  1. shadow or figure of a person
  2. (figuratively) trace of a person
    剛才這裡一會兒人影 [MSC, trad.]
    刚才这里一会儿人影 [MSC, simp.]
    Tā gāngcái hái zài zhèlǐ, zhè yīhuìr jiù bù jiàn rényǐng le. [Pinyin]
    He was here a moment ago; now he's disappeared without a trace.

Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
ひと
Grade: 1
かげ
Grade: S
kun'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

人影 ‎(hiragana ひとかげ, romaji hitokage)

  1. A figure of a person.
  2. A shadow of a person.
  3. (figuratively) trace of a person
    • 徳永英明 (lyricist 大木誠), Rainy Blue
      人影 (ひとかげ) ()えない午前 (ごぜん)0 ()
      hitokage mo mienai gozen 0-ji
      Midnight, and not a single person can be seen (lit. a midnight where not even the shadow of a person can be seen)

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
じん
Grade: 1
えい
Grade: S
on'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

人影 ‎(hiragana じんえい, romaji jin'ei)

  1. Same as above.