意味

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Chinese[edit]

 
idea; meaning; wish
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
  3. trend; tendency

Synonyms[edit]

  • (significance):
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  • (interest):
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  • (trend):
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Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

意味

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

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  • (to mean):
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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3

Grade: 3
goon

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

()() (imi

  1. a meaning; a significance; a point
    意味(いみ)(とお)らない。
    Imi ga tōranai.
    To not make any sense.
    意味(いみ)()る。
    Imi o toru.
    To understand.
    意味(いみ)(とら)える。
    Imi o toraeru.
    To grasp the meaning.
    • 2011 February 9, Sorachi, Hideaki, “(だい)三百三十一(くん) ()(ごと)(けん)(がく)大人(おとな)にとっても(まな)(こと)(おお)() [Lesson 331: Field Trips Are Often Learning Experiences Even for Adults]”, in (ぎん)(たま) [Silver Soul], volume 38 (fiction), Tokyo: Shueisha, →ISBN:
      この(はな)(した)(みぞ)しかりファミコンのⅡコンのマイクしかりスーパーレジェンド(よみ)()()(かく)(そら)()(ひで)(あき)しかり ()(なか)にはなんで(そん)(ざい)するのか()()がわからないもので(あふ)れている
      Kono hana no shita mizo shikari Famikon no Tsū Kon no maiku shikari Sūpā Rejendo yomikiri kikaku no Sorachi Hideaki shikari yo no naka ni wa nan de sonzai suru no ka imi ga wakaranai mono de afurete iru
      Just like this depression under your nose, the mic on a Controller Ⅱ for the Famicom, or the fact that Sorachi Hideaki was on the Super Legend one-shot project, the world is full of things no one knows why exist, things without apparent meaning
    • 2012 July 13, “()れの(いや)() [Healer of the Pride]”, in 基本セット2013 [Core Set 2013], 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」ってどういう意味(いみ)ですか?
    “Masu o kaku” tte dō iu imi desu ka?
    What does "masu o kaku" mean?
    意味(いみ)不明(ふめい)言葉(ことば)
    Imi fumei na kotoba.
    A word of unclear meaning.

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

()()する (imi surusuru (stem ()() (imi shi), past ()()した (imi shita))

  1. to mean, signify, imply

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References[edit]

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

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

意味 (uimi) (hangeul 의미)

  1. Hanja form? of 의미 (meaning, significance).

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this term

Noun[edit]

意味

  1. Hán tự form of ý vị (deep; profound meaning).

Adjective[edit]

意味

  1. Hán tự form of ý vị (deeply; profoundly meaningful).