痛切

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Chinese[edit]

ache; pain; sorrow close to; to cut; to slice
simp. and trad.
(痛切)

Pronunciation[edit]


Adjective[edit]

痛切

  1. (often adverbially) most sorrowful; deeply remorseful

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
つう
Grade: 6
せつ
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From (tsū, "severe, "vehement," "keen") + (setsu, "keen," "acute," "intense")

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjectival noun[edit]

痛切 ‎(-na inflection, hiragana つうせつ, romaji tsūsetsu)

  1. keen, acute, poignant

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

痛切 ‎(hiragana つうせつ, romaji tsūsetsu)

  1. keenness, acuity, poignancy

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 978-4-14-011112-3