風情

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See also: 风情

Chinese[edit]

 
wind; news; style; custom; manner
 
feeling; emotion; passion; situation
trad. (風情)
simp. (风情)
alt. forms 丰情

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

風情

  1. local customs; culture
    異域風情 / 异域风情  ―  yìyù fēngqíng  ―  exotic culture
  2. expressions of love; amorous feelings; flirtatious expressions
  3. wind force and direction

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
せい > ぜい
Grade: 5
on’yomi

Probably from Middle Chinese compound 風情 (MC pɨuŋ d͡ziᴇŋ). Compare modern Chinese 風情风情.

The reading uses the older goon of fu for and the newer kan'on of sei for , suggesting either that this term underwent changes after importation into Japanese, or that it may have been re-imported.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

風情 (hiragana ふぜい, rōmaji fuzei)

  1. taste, elegance
  2. discernment, sophistication
  3. appearance, outward attitude
  4. (theater, noh) in noh theater, an actor's bearing, carriage, and gestures: body language

Suffix[edit]

風情 (hiragana ふぜい, rōmaji -fuzei)

  1. similar to, like, type or kind of thing
  2. (pejorative) the likes of ... (particularly when appended to a person's name)

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
ふう
Grade: 2
じょう
Grade: 5
on’yomi

The older goon reading for both characters, so probably the term as originally imported from Middle Chinese.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

風情 (hiragana ふうじょう, rōmaji fūjō)

  1. appearance, outward attitude

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  • 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

風情 (pungjeong) (hangeul 풍정)

  1. Hanja form? of 풍정 (taste, elegance).

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Noun[edit]

風情

  1. Hán tự form of phong tình, “amorous, erotic”