貴賤

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See also: 貴賎 and 贵贱

Chinese[edit]

 
expensive; noble; your (name); precious
inexpensive; lowly
trad. (貴賤)
simp. (贵贱)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

貴賤

  1. (formal) superiority and inferiority (i.e. aristocrat or plebeian, rich or poor, etc.); social status
  2. (formal) value of something (i.e. precious or cheap)

Conjunction[edit]

貴賤

  1. (colloquial) in any case; regardless; in any event; anyway; anyhow

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 6
せん
Hyōgaiji
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

From (ki, "valuable", "superior") + (sen, "valueless", "inferior")

Noun[edit]

貴賤(きせん) (kisen (kyūjitai, shinjitai 貴賎)

  1. valuable and valueless
  2. high-ranking and low-ranking; superior and inferior
    1. noble and plebeian

Related terms[edit]