親切

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See also: 亲切

Chinese[edit]

 
dear; intimate; parent
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]


Note: cing1 ciag4 - Shantou.
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Particularly: “Chaozhou cing1 ciêg4?”

Adjective[edit]

親切

  1. close (to someone); dear (to someone's heart); near and dear
  2. kind; cordial; amiable

Synonyms[edit]

  • (close):
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  • (cordial):
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Derived terms[edit]

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Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (親切):

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]

(しん)(せつ) (shinsetsu-na (adnominal (しん)(せつ) (shinsetsu na), adverbial (しん)(せつ) (shinsetsu ni))

  1. kind, helpful, friendly, obliging

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

(しん)(せつ) (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

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

親切 (chinjeol) (hangeul 친절)

  1. Hanja form? of 친절 (kindness, gentleness).

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this term

Adjective[edit]

親切

  1. Hán tự form of thân thiết (close, familiar).