ChineseEdit

 
idea; meaning; wish; desire; (abbr.) Italy
the will
trad. (意志/毅志) /
simp. (意志)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

意志

  1. will; determination; volition; intent
    堅強意志 / 坚强意志  ―  jiānqiáng yìzhì  ―  strong will
    政府意志  ―  zhèngfǔ yìzhì  ―  government will

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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3

Grade: 5
on’yomi
 意志 on Japanese Wikipedia

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NounEdit

意志(いし) (ishi)

  1. will (intention or decision)
    • 2016 July 22, “との [Grappling with the Past]”, in 異界月 [Eldritch Moon], Wizards of the Coast:
      エムラクールは(ねが)いを(かな)えたりしない。ただ、(ひと)(びと)(のぞ)みがエムラクールの()()沿()ったものになるのだ。
      Emurakūru wa negai o kanae tari shinai. Tada, hitobito no nozomi ga Emurakūru no ishi ni sotta mono ni naru no da.
      Emrakul does not grant wishes. Human desires simply align to her will.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  3. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

意志 (uiji) (hangeul 의지)

  1. Hanja form? of 의지 (determination).

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

NounEdit

意志

  1. Hán tự form of ý chí (willpower).