ChineseEdit

man; person; people thing; object; matter
simp. and trad.
(人物)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

人物

  1. figure; personage
    歷史人物 / 历史人物  ―  lìshǐ rénwù  ―  historical figure
    神秘人物  ―  shénmì rénwù  ―  mysterious figure
    神話人物 / 神话人物  ―  shénhuà rénwù  ―  mythological figure
    焦點人物 / 焦点人物  ―  jiāodiǎn rénwù  ―  central figure
  2. character (in a story)
    主要人物  ―  zhǔyào rénwù  ―  main character
  3. personnel
    內部人物 / 内部人物  ―  nèibù rénwù  ―  internal personnel
  4. (art) figure painting; painting of a person; portrait
  5. (Classical Chinese) demeanour
  6. (Classical Chinese) people and things

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Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (人物):
  • Japanese: 人物(じんぶつ) (jinbutsu)
  • Korean: 인물 (人物, inmul)
  • Vietnamese: nhân vật (人物)

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
じん
Grade: 1
ぶつ
Grade: 3
kan’on

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(じん)(ぶつ) (jinbutsu

  1. person, figure, personage
  2. someone's character

ReferencesEdit

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.
  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

人物 (inmul) (hangeul 인물)

  1. Hanja form? of 인물 (figure).

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

NounEdit

人物

  1. Hán tự form of nhân vật (figure).