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ChineseEdit

heart; mind liver
simp. and trad.
(心肝)
Literally: “heart and liver”.

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NounEdit

心肝

  1. (figuratively) conscience
  2. (figuratively) sincere affection
  3. (figuratively) darling; honey; sweetheart
  4. (figuratively) character (mental and ethical traits)
  5. (figuratively, Min Nan) mind

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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
しん
Grade: 2
かん
Grade: S
on’yomi

NounEdit

心肝 (hiragana しんかん, rōmaji shinkan)

  1. (anatomy) heart as an organ of the body
  2. heart as the center of emotion or thought