遺憾

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Chinese[edit]

to lose; to leave behind regret
trad. (遺憾)
simp. (遗憾)

Pronunciation[edit]


Adjective[edit]

遺憾

  1. regrettable; pitiable
  2. (diplomacy, officialese) regrettable; unfortunate (indicating discontent, protest or apology)

Noun[edit]

遺憾

  1. regret; eternal regret

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

遺憾

  1. to regret; to pity; to be sorry about

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 6
かん
Grade: S
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

(い, i: “leave”, "remain") + (かん, kan: “regret")

Adjectival noun[edit]

遺憾 (-na inflection, hiragana いかん, rōmaji ikan)

  1. feeling a regret that come from a failure of one's intention
  2. feeling a regret with pity, sadness, disappointment, and shame because the result is not one's intention (often used in public addresses)
    その裁判 (さいばん)遺憾 (いかん)結果 (けっか) ()わった。
    Sono saiban wa ikan na kekka ni owatta.
    The judgment of the trial resulted in a regret.

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

遺憾 (hiragana いかん, rōmaji ikan)

  1. a regret that come from a failure of one's intention
  2. a regret with pity, sadness, disappointment, and shame because the result is not one's intention (often used in public addresses)
    兵士 (へいし) ()こした犯罪 (はんざい)について、国務長官 (こくむちょうかん) (ふか)遺憾 (いかん) ()表明 (ひょうめい)した。
    Heishi no okoshita hanzai ni tsuite, kokumu-chōkan wa fukai ikan-no-i o hyōmei shita.
    Over a crime by the solder, Secretary of State apologized expressing deep regret.

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

遺憾 (yugam) (hangeul 유감)

  1. Hanja form? of 유감, “regret”.