人間

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Chinese[edit]

man; person; people
 
interstice; separate; between; among; space; (measure word)
trad. (人間)
simp. (人间)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

人間

  1. the (human) world
  2. the world of mortals

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
にん
Grade: 1
けん > げん
Grade: 2
on'yomi
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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

人間 ‎(hiragana にんげん, romaji ningen)

  1. person, human being
  2. personality, character
  3. Buddhist term, literally meaning: "human society", referring to one of the six realms of reincarnation in Buddhist cosmology.

See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
じん
Grade: 1
かん
Grade: 2
on'yomi
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Noun[edit]

人間 ‎(hiragana じんかん, romaji jinkan)

  1. (archaic) the world in which people live; the world, society

Etymology 3[edit]

Kanji in this term
ひと
Grade: 1

Grade: 2
kun'yomi
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Noun[edit]

人間 ‎(hiragana ひとま, romaji hitoma)

  1. a place devoid of people

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Noun[edit]

人間 ‎(in-gan) ‎(hangeul 인간)

  1. Hanja form? of 인간, “people, humanity”.