心配

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
しん
Grade: 2
はい > ぱい
Grade: 3
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

From (shin, heart) + (hai, concern oneself with)

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjectival noun[edit]

心配 (-na inflection, hiragana しんぱい, rōmaji shinpai)

  1. uneasy, worrying

Noun[edit]

心配 (hiragana しんぱい, rōmaji shinpai)

  1. anxiety, concern, worry, uneasiness
  2. good offices

Derived terms[edit]

  • 心配事 (shinpaigoto): worries; cares; troubles
  • 心配性 (shinpaishō): prone to worrying

Related terms[edit]

Idioms[edit]

Verb[edit]

心配する (hiragana しんぱい, rōmaji shinpai)

  1. worry, be anxious
  2. take care of, help

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  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 978-4-14-011112-3