奇人

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Chinese[edit]

 
strange; odd; weird; wonderful; odd (Num)
man; person; people
simp. and trad.
(奇人)

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Noun[edit]

奇人

  1. (literary) extraordinary man; rare talent
  2. (literary) odd man; eccentric

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: S
じん
Grade: 1
on’yomi

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Etymology[edit]

Likely from Middle Chinese compound 奇人 (MC ɡˠiᴇ ȵiɪn). Compare modern Chinese 奇人.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

奇人 (hiragana きじん, rōmaji kijin)

  1. an eccentric, a strange or unusual person, someone who is quite a character

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  • 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan