想起

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Chinese[edit]

 
to think; to believe; to suppose; to wish; to want; to miss
to rise; to raise; to get up
simp. and trad.
(想起)

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

想起

  1. to remember
  2. to recall
    名字 [MSC, trad. and simp.]
    xiǎng tā de míngzi. [Pinyin]
    I can't recall his name.
  3. to think of
    想起如何 [MSC, trad.]
    想起如何 [MSC, simp.]
    xiǎngqǐ nǐ, rúhé dà de tòng dōu huì biàn xiǎo. [Pinyin]
    When I think of you, no matter how big the pain is, it still becomes small.

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
そう
Grade: 3

Grade: 3
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

/sauki//sɔːki//soːki/

From Middle Chinese compound 想起 (sjangX kʰɨX, literally to think + to rise, to stand up). Compare modern Mandarin reading xiǎngqǐ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

想起 (hiragana そうき, rōmaji sōki, historical hiragana さうき)

  1. a recollection

Verb[edit]

想起する (hiragana そうき, rōmaji sōki, historical hiragana さうき)

  1. to recall, to remember

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9