心中

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Chinese[edit]

heart; mind
 
middle; center; within; among; in; while (doing sth); during; China; Chinese; hit (the mark)
simp. and trad.
(心中)
anagram 中心

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Noun[edit]

心中

  1. in one's mind; in one's heart
    心中暗喜  ―  xīnzhōng ànxǐ  ―  to be secretly delighted

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Kanji in this term
しん
Grade: 2
ちゅう > じゅう
Grade: 1
on’yomi

From (shin, heart, mind, spirit) +‎ (-jū, center;throughout). (Can this(+) etymology be sourced?)

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Noun[edit]

心中 (hiragana しんじゅう, rōmaji shinjū, historical hiragana しんぢゆう)

  1. lovers' suicide, double suicide
  2. group suicide, collective suicide
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Verb[edit]

心中する (suru conjugation, hiragana しんじゅうする, rōmaji shinjū suru, historical hiragana しんぢゆうする)

  1. commit double, lover's, or group suicide
  2. (figuratively) This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.
  3. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
しん
Grade: 2
ちゅう
Grade: 1
on’yomi

From Middle Chinese compound 心中 (MC siɪm ʈɨuŋ, literally “heart + center, middle, within”). (Can this(+) etymology be sourced?)

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Noun[edit]

心中 (hiragana しんちゅう, rōmaji shinchū)

  1. one's heart, mind, true motives
    Synonyms: 胸中 (kyōchū); 中情 (chūjō); 肚裏, 肚裡 (tori); 内心 (naishin)
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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. 2.0 2.1 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN