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JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
ちゅう
Grade: 6
じつ
Grade: 3
on'yomi

From Middle Chinese compound 忠實(trjuwng zyit, literally loyal + fruit; full).

PronunciationEdit

Adjectival nounEdit

忠実 ‎(-na inflection, hiragana ちゅうじつ, romaji chūjitsu)

  1. faithful, loyal, devoted
InflectionEdit

NounEdit

忠実 ‎(hiragana ちゅうじつ, romaji chūjitsu)

  1. faithfulness, loyalty, devotedness
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 6 Grade: 3
Irregular

Probably an alteration of (ma, real, true) + (mi, body, content; fruit, results).[3]

PronunciationEdit

Adjectival nounEdit

忠実 ‎(-na inflection, hiragana まめ, romaji mame)

  1. faithful, loyal, devoted
  2. hardworking, painstaking, diligent
  3. healthy, fit
InflectionEdit

NounEdit

忠実 ‎(hiragana まめ, romaji mame)

  1. faithfulness, loyalty, devotedness
  2. hardworkingness, painstakingness, diligence
  3. healthiness, fitness
Derived termsEdit

Proper nounEdit

忠実 ‎(hiragana ただざね, romaji Tadazane)

  1. A unisex given name

忠実 ‎(hiragana ただみ, romaji Tadami)

  1. A female given name

忠実 ‎(hiragana ただみつ, romaji Tadamitsu)

  1. A unisex given name

忠実 ‎(hiragana ちゅうじつ, romaji Chūjitsu)

  1. A unisex given name

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. 2.0 2.1 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3
  3. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan