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idea; meaning; wish; desire; (abbr.) Italy
taste
simp. and trad.
(意味)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

意味

  1. significance; meaning; implication
  2. interest; overtone; flavour

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VerbEdit

意味

  1. to mean; to signify; to imply
  2. (Taiwan) to get a sense of; to experience; to feel

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3

Grade: 3
on'yomi

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

意味 (hiragana いみ, rōmaji imi)

  1. a meaning; a significance; a point
    意味 (いみ) (とお)らない。
    Imi ga tōranai.
    To not make any sense.
    意味 (いみ) ()る。
    Imi o toru.
    To understand.
    意味 (いみ) (とら)える。
    Imi o toraeru.
    To grasp the meaning.
    • 2012 July 13, “れのいや [Healer of the Pride]”, in 基本セット2013 [Core Set 2013] (in Japanese), Wizards of the Coast:
       () ()のない (いのち)などありません。 (ちい)さすぎるからといって (つよ)くなれない () (もの)もいません。」
      Imi no nai inochi nado arimasen. Chīsasugiru kara to itte tsuyokunare nai ikimono mo imasen.”
      “No life is without meaning. No living thing is too small to be strong.”
  2. meaning; definition
    「マスをかく」ってどういう意味 (いみ)ですか?
    “Masu o kaku” tte dō iu imi desu ka?
    What does "masu o kaku" mean?
    意味 (いみ)不明 (ふめい)言葉 (ことば)
    Imi fumei na kotoba.
    A word of unclear meaning.

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VerbEdit

意味する (hiragana いみ, rōmaji imi)

  1. to mean, signify, imply

ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.
  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

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

意味 (uimi) (hangeul 의미)

  1. Hanja form? of 의미, “meaning, significance”.