冷淡

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Chinese[edit]

cold
 
insipid; diluted; weak; light in color; tasteless; fresh; indifferent; nitrogen
simp. and trad.
(冷淡)

Pronunciation[edit]


Adjective[edit]

冷淡

  1. (of attitude) indifferent; cold
  2. (of business) sluggish; slack
  3. (of environment) cheerless; desolate

Noun[edit]

冷淡

  1. indifference; obliviousness; apathy

Verb[edit]

冷淡

  1. to treat coldly; to give the cold shoulder

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
れい
Grade: 4
たん
Grade: S
on’yomi

Adjectival noun[edit]

冷淡 (-na inflection, hiragana れいたん, rōmaji reitan)

  1. cold-hearted, cold
  2. indifferent
    国際社会 (こくさいしゃかい) (れい) (たん) (はん) (のう)失望 (しつぼう)した。
    Kokusai shakai no reitan na hannō ni shitsubō shita.
    We were disappointed by the cold reception from the international community.

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

冷淡 (hiragana れいたん, rōmaji reitan)

  1. cold-heartedness
  2. indifference

References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.