以心伝心

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 4
しん
Grade: 2
でん
Grade: 4
しん
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From ‎(i, by means of) + ‎(shin, heart) + ‎(den, transmit) + ‎(shin, heart)

Noun[edit]

以心伝心 ‎(hiragana いしんでんしん, romaji ishindenshin)

  1. silent understanding, tacit understanding, empathy