淡白

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
たん
Grade: S
はく > ぱく
Grade: 1
on’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Alternate forms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

淡白 (-na inflection, hiragana たんぱく, rōmaji tanpaku)

  1. frank, candid
  2. unselfish, uninterested
     (かね)には淡白 (たんぱく) (ひと)だった。
    Kane ni wa tanpaku na hito datta.
    He was not obsessed with money making.
  3. light of flavor, simple, plain (in reference to food)

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

淡白 (hiragana たんぱく, rōmaji tanpaku)

  1. frankness, candidness
  2. unselfishness, being uninterested
  3. being light of flavor, simplicity, plainness (in reference to food)

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. 2.0 2.1 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]

淡白 (dambaek) (hangeul 담백)

  1. Hanja form? of 담백, “unselfishness, being uninterested; being light of flavor, simplicity, plainness (in reference to food)”.