JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 4
しん
Grade: 2
でん
Grade: 4
しん
Grade: 2
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

From (i, by means of) + (shin, heart) + (den, transmit) + (shin, heart)

NounEdit

以心伝心 ‎(hiragana いしんでんしん, romaji ishindenshin)

  1. silent understanding, tacit understanding, empathy