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