同情

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Chinese

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like; same; similar
like; same; similar; together; alike; with
 
feeling; emotion; passion
feeling; emotion; passion; situation
 
trad. (同情)
simp. #(同情)

Pronunciation

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Verb

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同情

  1. to sympathize; to empathize; to commiserate
    同情弱者  ―  tóngqíng ruòzhě  ―  to have sympathy for the weak

Usage notes

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Like English sympathize, 同情 (tóngqíng) can denote both being affected by other people's misfortunes and approving of other people's actions.

Synonyms

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Derived terms

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Japanese

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Kanji in this term
どう
Grade: 2
じょう
Grade: 5
on’yomi

Pronunciation

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Noun

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(どう)(じょう) (dōjōどうじやう (douzyau)?

  1. sympathy

Verb

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(どう)(じょう)する (dōjō suruどうじやう (douzyau)?intransitive suru (stem (どう)(じょう) (dōjō shi), past (どう)(じょう)した (dōjō shita))

  1. to sympathise

Conjugation

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References

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  1. ^ Matsumura, Akira, editor (2006), 大辞林 [Daijirin] (in Japanese), Third edition, Tokyo: Sanseidō, →ISBN

Korean

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Hanja in this term

Noun

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同情 (dongjeong) (hangeul 동정)

  1. Hanja form? of 동정 (sympathy).