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
    遺憾發覺做人深奧糊塗 [MSC, trad.]
    遗憾发觉做人深奥糊涂 [MSC, simp.]
    Cóng yíhàn lǐ fājué zuòrén bù bì hěn shēn'ào, hútú cái shì měi. [Pinyin]
    From regrets discovering [that] one does not need to live a complicated life, being foolish is [true] beauty.

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) () (かん) (けっ) () ()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)
     (へい) () ()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) () (かん) () (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”.