秘密

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 6
みつ
Grade: 6
on'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

秘密 (hiragana ひみつ, romaji himitsu)

  1. secret
    • 1905, 夏目漱石, 吾輩は猫である:
      下女 (げじょ)国事 (こくじ)秘密 (ひみつ)でも (はか) (とき)のように大得意 (だいとくい)である。
      gejo wa kokuji no himitsu demo hakaru toki no yō ni daitokui de aru.
      The maid acted as if she were telling him some kind of national secret.

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Noun[edit]

秘密 (bimil) (hangeul 비밀)

  1. Hanja form? of 비밀, “secret”.

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A later form of 祕密 ("secret"). See there for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

秘密 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin mìmì, mìmi)

  1. (Elementary Mandarin) secret