矜持

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Chinese

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boast; esteem; sympathize
to grasp; to hold; support
to grasp; to hold; support; manage; direct; maintain
 
trad. (矜持)
simp. #(矜持)

Pronunciation

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Adjective

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矜持

  1. solemn; grave
  2. (usually of young girls) reserved; restrained; modest; undemonstrative; shy; diffident

Synonyms

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  • (solemn):
  • (reserved):

Antonyms

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  • (antonym(s) of reserved):

Derived terms

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Japanese

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Kanji in this term
きょう
Hyōgaiji

Grade: 3
on’yomi
Kanji in this term
きん
Hyōgaiji

Grade: 3
kan’yōon

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Noun

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(きょう)() (kyōjiきようぢ (kyoudi)? (alternative reading hiragana きんじ, rōmaji kinji, historical hiragana きんぢ)

  1. pride; self-confidence

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References

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Matsumura, Akira, editor (2006), 大辞林 [Daijirin] (in Japanese), Third edition, Tokyo: Sanseidō, →ISBN

Korean

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Hanja in this term

Noun

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矜持 (geungji) (hangeul 긍지)

  1. Hanja form? of 긍지 (pride).