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初心

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

初心

  1. one’s initial intention

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