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ChineseEdit

man; person; people
 
to be born; to give birth; life; to grow; student; raw
simp. and trad.
(人生)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

人生

  1. life (i.e. human life)
    人生真諦 / 人生真谛  ―  rénshēng de zhēndì  ―  the true meaning of life
    人生真諦 / 人生真谛 [Cantonese]  ―  jan4 sang1 ge3 zan1 dai3 [Jyutping]  ―  the true meaning of life

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Sino-Xenic (人生):

JapaneseEdit

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Kanji in this term
じん
Grade: 1
せい
Grade: 1
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Chinese 人生 ‎(ȵiɪn ʃˠæŋ).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

人生 ‎(hiragana じんせい, romaji jinsei)

  1. life
    それが人生 (じんせい)
    sore ga jinsei
    such is life
  2. Literally, person's past. Used when speaking about the former life of a dead person.

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.

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Hanja in this term

NounEdit

人生 ‎(insaeng) ‎(hangeul 인생)

  1. Hanja form? of 인생, “life”.

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this word

NounEdit

人生

  1. Hán tự form of nhân sinh, “life
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