初心

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
しょ
Grade: 4
しん
Grade: 2
on'yomi
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EtymologyEdit

From (sho, beginning stages) + (shin, heart)

Adjectival nounEdit

初心 (-na inflection, hiragana しょしん, romaji shoshin)

  1. immature, naive

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

初心 (hiragana しょしん, romaji shoshin)

  1. immaturity, naiveté
  2. original intention, original object
  3. (Buddhism) open, eager attitude to learning, as if one is a beginner

Derived termsEdit


simpl. and trad.

MandarinEdit

NounEdit

初心 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin chūxīn)

  1. one’s initial intention
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