新人

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Chinese[edit]

new; newly; meso- (chem.) man; person; people
simp. and trad.
(新人)
alternative forms 新儂新侬 Min Nan colloquial

Pronunciation[edit]


Note: san1 jan4-2 - “bride”.
Note:
  • sin-lâng - colloquial;
  • sin-lîn/sin-jîn - literary.

Noun[edit]

新人

  1. (literary) newly married wife
  2. (literary) newly married concubine
  3. (literary) newly married husband
  4. newly married couple; newlyweds; bride and groom (Classifier: m c)
  5. bride
  6. (Dongsheng Jin; Xiamen, Zhangzhou, Taiwanese Hokkien) bridegroom
  7. new lover
  8. new personality; new talent
  9. newcomer
  10. new person; someone who is making a fresh start
  11. (Mainland China) people of a new type; people with new ethics; people in the spirit of the times
  12. new age person (clarification of this definition is needed)
  13. (anthropology) Homo sapiens sapiens

Synonyms[edit]

  • (newcomer): (Cantonese) 新仔

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
しん
Grade: 2
じん
Grade: 1
on’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

新人(しんじん) (shinjin

  1. new face, newcomer

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