親切

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Chinese[edit]

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

Etymology[edit]

From  ("blood relation") +  ("to cut; close").

Pronunciation[edit]


Adjective[edit]

親切

  1. kind; cordial

Japanese[edit]

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

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • 深切 (more common but obsolete form)

Adjective[edit]

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

  1. kind, helpful, friendly, obliging

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

親切 ‎(hiragana しんせつ, romaji shinsetsu)

  1. kindness, helpfulness, friendliness

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References[edit]

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

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Noun[edit]

親切 ‎(chinjeol) ‎(hangeul 친절)

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