心肝

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 2 Grade: S

NounEdit

心肝 (hiragana しんかん, romaji shinkan)

  1. (anatomy) heart as an organ of the body
  2. heart as the center of emotion or thought

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

EtymologyEdit

Literally: heart and liver

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin xīn'gān
Zhuyin ㄒㄧㄣ ㄍㄢ
IPA (key) /ɕin⁵⁵ ka̠n⁵⁵/

NounEdit

心肝 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin xīn'gān)

  1. conscience
  2. darling; honey; sweetheart

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Last modified on 8 April 2014, at 15:25