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See also: 姦臣

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ChineseEdit

traitor
 
statesman; vassal; courtier; minister; official
trad. (奸臣/姦臣) /
simp. (奸臣)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

奸臣

  1. (historical) an evil government minister

AdjectiveEdit

奸臣

  1. (Hakka) crafty and treacherous

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
かん
Hyōgaiji
しん
Grade: 4
on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Chinese 奸臣 (MC kɑn d͡ʑiɪn).

PronunciationEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

奸臣 (hiragana かんしん, rōmaji kanshin)

  1. a treacherous vassal, retainer, or subject

AntonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

奸臣 (gansin) (hangeul 간신)

  1. Hanja form? of 간신 (villainous vassal).