See also: 意义

Chinese

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idea; meaning; wish
idea; meaning; wish; desire; Italy (abbrev.)
justice; righteousness; meaning
trad. (意義)
simp. (意义)

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意義

  1. meaning; sense
    比喻意義比喻意义  ―  bǐyù yìyì  ―  figurative meaning
  2. significance; importance; value
    重要意義重要意义  ―  zhòngyào yìyì  ―  significance
    生命意義生命意义  ―  shēngmìng de yìyì  ―  the meaning of life
    意義意义  ―  hěn yǒu yìyì  ―  very meaningful
    意義重大意义重大  ―  yìyì zhòngdà  ―  crucial

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Descendants

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Sino-Xenic (意義):
  • Japanese: 意義(いぎ) (igi)
  • Korean: 의의(意義) (uiui)
  • Vietnamese: ý nghĩa (意義)

Japanese

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Kanji in this term

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Grade: 5
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Noun

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()() (igi

  1. significance

References

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  1. ^ Matsumura, Akira, editor (2006), 大辞林 [Daijirin] (in Japanese), Third edition, Tokyo: Sanseidō, →ISBN

Korean

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Hanja in this term

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意義 (uiui) (hangeul 의의)

  1. Hanja form? of 의의 (meaning, significance, importance).

Vietnamese

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chữ Hán Nôm in this term

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意義

  1. chữ Hán form of ý nghĩa (literal reading; meaning).