Last modified on 23 June 2014, at 07:57

知性

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
せい
Grade: 5
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

From Sinitic 知性.

NounEdit

知性 (hiragana ちせい, romaji chisei)

  1. The intellect; intelligence; smarts.
    • あの子は知性があるよね。
      あのこはちせいがあるよね。
      Ano ko wa chisei ga aru yo ne.
      That kid's got smarts. / That kid is intelligent.
  2. The mind; logical thinking, as opposed to the emotions.
    • この二人は知性と感情両方で分かち合います。
      このふたりはちせいとかんじょうりょうほうでわかちあいます。
      Kono futari wa chisei to kanjō ryōhō de wakachiaimasu.
      These two understand each other, both mind and heart.