親切

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See also: 亲切

Chinese[edit]

 
dear; intimate; parent; relation; closely related; parents-in-law of one's offspring
close to; to cut; to slice
trad. (親切)
simp. (亲切)

Pronunciation[edit]


Adjective[edit]

親切

  1. kind; cordial; amiable

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Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (親切):
  • Japanese: 親切 (しんせつ) (shinsetsu)
  • Korean: 친절 (親切, chinjeol)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
しん
Grade: 2
せつ
Grade: 2
on’yomi

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese compound 親切 (tshin tshet, literally blood relative + close).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

親切 (-na inflection, hiragana しんせつ, rōmaji shinsetsu)

  1. kind, helpful, friendly, obliging

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

親切 (hiragana しんせつ, rōmaji shinsetsu)

  1. kindness, helpfulness, friendliness

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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

親切 (chinjeol) (hangeul 친절)

  1. Hanja form? of 친절, “kindness, gentleness”.