信念

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Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

信念

  1. conviction, faith

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
しん
Grade: 4
ねん
Grade: 4
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

信念 (hiragana しんねん, romaji shinnen)

  1. belief, faith, conviction
    • 1912, 夏目漱石, 彼岸過迄:
      ただ自分 (じぶん)自分 (じぶん)であるという信念 (しんねん) ()っている。
      tada jibun wa jibun de aru to iu shinnen o motte iru.
      My sole conviction is that I am who I am.
    • 1924, 宮本百合子, 伸子:
      伸子 (のぶこ) (こころ)は、もう (なん)でも、 (かれ)一緒 (いっしょ)だという信念 (しんねん)勇気 (ゆうき) ()ちた。
      nobuko no kokoro wa, mō nan de mo, kare to issho da to iu shinnen de yūki ni michita.
      Nobuko had faith in her heart that she would be with him no matter what, and that filled her with bravery.