懇切

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Chinese[edit]

earnest close to; to cut; to slice
trad. (懇切)
simp. (恳切)

Pronunciation[edit]


Adjective[edit]

懇切

  1. sincere, earnest, cordial

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
こん
Grade: S
せつ
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese compound 懇切 ‎(kʰən tshet, literally sincere, earnest, cordial + close).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

懇切 ‎(-na inflection, hiragana こんせつ, romaji konsetsu)

  1. kind, considerate
  2. detailed, exhaustive

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

懇切 ‎(hiragana こんせつ, romaji konsetsu)

  1. kindness, cordiality
  2. exhaustiveness

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9