善意

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Chinese

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good
idea; meaning; wish
idea; meaning; wish; desire; Italy (abbrev.)
 
trad. (善意)
simp. #(善意)

Pronunciation

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Noun

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善意

  1. good intentions; goodwill
    善意謊話善意谎话  ―  shànyì de huǎnghuà  ―  white lie

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Descendants

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Sino-Xenic (善意):

Japanese

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Kanji in this term
ぜん
Grade: 6

Grade: 3
on’yomi

Etymology

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From Middle Chinese compound 善意 (dzyenX ʔiH, literally good + thought). Compare modern Mandarin 善意 (shànyì).

Pronunciation

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Noun

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(ぜん)() (zen'i

  1. good intentions, goodwill
    • 1953, 三好十郎, アメリカ人に問う:
      日本(にほん)および日本人(にほんじん)(たい)する善意(ぜんい)がある。
      Nihon oyobi nihonjin ni taisuru zen'i ga aru.
      They have goodwill toward Japan and its people.

References

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