意味

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Chinese[edit]

 
idea; meaning; wish; desire; (abbr.) Italy
taste
simp. and trad.
(意味)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

意味

  1. significance; meaning; implication
  2. interest; overtone; flavour

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Verb[edit]

意味

  1. to mean; to signify; to imply
  2. (Taiwan) to get a sense of; to experience; to feel

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3

Grade: 3
on’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

意味 (hiragana いみ, rōmaji imi)

  1. a meaning; a significance; a point
     () () (とお)らない。
    Imi ga tōranai.
    To not make any sense.
     () () ()る。
    Imi o toru.
    To understand.
     () () (とら)える。
    Imi o toraeru.
    To grasp the meaning.
    • 2012 July 13, “れのいや [Healer of the Pride]”, in 基本セット2013 [Core Set 2013] (in Japanese), Wizards of the Coast:
       () ()のない (いのち)などありません。 (ちい)さすぎるからといって (つよ)くなれない () (もの)もいません。」
      Imi no nai inochi nado arimasen. Chīsasugiru kara to itte tsuyokunare nai ikimono mo imasen.”
      “No life is without meaning. No living thing is too small to be strong.”
  2. meaning; definition
    「マスをかく」ってどういう () ()ですか?
    “Masu o kaku” tte dō iu imi desu ka?
    What does "masu o kaku" mean?
     () () () (めい)言葉 (ことば)
    Imi fumei na kotoba.
    A word of unclear meaning.

Compounds[edit]

Verb[edit]

意味する (hiragana いみ, rōmaji imi)

  1. to mean, signify, imply

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.
  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

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

意味 (uimi) (hangeul 의미)

  1. Hanja form? of 의미, “meaning, significance”.