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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