心配

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 2 Grade: 3

EtymologyEdit

From (shin, heart) + (hai, concern oneself with)

Adjectival nounEdit

心配 (-na inflection, hiragana しんぱい, romaji shinpai)

  1. uneasy, worrying

NounEdit

心配 (hiragana しんぱい, romaji shinpai)

  1. anxiety, concern, worry, uneasiness
  2. good offices

Derived termsEdit

  • 心配事 (shinpaigoto): worries; cares; troubles
  • 心配性 (shinpaishō): prone to worrying

Related termsEdit

  • 心配り (kokorokubari): exerting care, attention
  • 心配りする (kokorokubari suru): exert care, give attention

IdiomsEdit

  • 心配でならない (shinpai de nara nai): can't help worrying
  • ご心配なく, 御心配なく (goshinpai naku): don't worry, never mind
  • 心配を掛ける, 心配をかける (shinpai o kakeru): cause someone to worry
  • 心配無用 (shinpai muyō): Don't worry about it

VerbEdit

心配 + する (hiragana しんぱいする, romaji shinpai suru)

  1. worry, be anxious
  2. take care of, help

ConjugationEdit

Last modified on 21 August 2013, at 18:07