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ChineseEdit

 
to feel; to move; to touch; to affect
heart; mind
simp. and trad.
(感心)

EtymologyEdit

Reborrowed into Taiwanese Min Nan and Hakka from Japanese  (かん) (しん) (kanshin).

PronunciationEdit


AdjectiveEdit

感心

  1. (literary or Taiwan Min Nan, Hakka) touching; moving

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
かん
Grade: 3
しん
Grade: 2
on’yomi

PronunciationEdit

Adjectival nounEdit

感心 (-na inflection, hiragana かんしん, rōmaji kanshin)

  1. admirable, commendable, praiseworthy
     (はたら)いている (かん) (しん) (むすめ)
    hataraiteiru kanshin na musume
    daughter of commendable diligence

NounEdit

感心 (hiragana かんしん, rōmaji kanshin)

  1. admiration

VerbEdit

感心する (intransitive, hiragana かんしん, rōmaji kanshin)

  1. admire, be deeply impressed

ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9