犬儒

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Chinese[edit]

dog scholar; Confucian
simp. and trad.
(犬儒)
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Etymology[edit]

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Particularly: “Japanese coinage?”

Likely a partial calque from Ancient Greek; see the English entry for cynic for details.

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

犬儒

  1. a cynic

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
けん
Grade: 1
じゅ
Grade: S
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

犬儒 (hiragana けんじゅ, rōmaji kenju)

  1. cynic

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

犬儒 (gyeonyu) (hangeul 견유)

  1. Hanja form? of 견유, “cynic”.