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ChineseEdit

 
at first; (at the) beginning; first; junior; basic
heart; mind
simp. and trad.
(初心)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

初心

  1. one’s initial intention

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
しょ
Grade: 4
しん
Grade: 2
on'yomi
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EtymologyEdit

From ‎(sho, beginning stages) + ‎(shin, heart)

Adjectival nounEdit

初心 ‎(-na inflection, hiragana しょしん, romaji shoshin)

  1. immature, naive

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

初心 ‎(hiragana しょしん, romaji shoshin)

  1. immaturity, naiveté
  2. original intention, original object
  3. (Buddhism) open, eager attitude to learning, as if one is a beginner

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