信念

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Chinese[edit]

 
letter; true; to believe; sign; evidence
 
to miss; to think of; to read; to study (a subject); to attend (a school); to read aloud; idea; remembrance; twenty
simp. and trad.
(信念)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

信念

  1. conviction, faith

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (信念):
  • Japanese:  (しん) (ねん) (shinnen)
  • Korean: 신념 (信念, sinnyeom)

Japanese[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

信念 (hiragana しんねん, rōmaji shinnen)

  1. belief, faith, conviction
    • 1912, 夏目漱石, 彼岸過迄:
      ただ () (ぶん) () (ぶん)であるという (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) (いっ) (しょ)だという (しん) (ねん) (ゆう) () ()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.

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