See also: 忧郁

ChineseEdit

worried dense (growth); melancholy
trad. (憂鬱)
simp. (忧郁)

PronunciationEdit


AdjectiveEdit

憂鬱

  1. sad; depressed; melancholic; dejected

SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

憂鬱

  1. melancholy; depression; dejection

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
ゆう
Grade: S
うつ
Grade: S
kan’on

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

/iu utu//jɨuːt͡su//juːut͡su/

From Middle Chinese compound 憂鬱 (MC ʔɨu ʔɨut̚, literally “worry + melancholy”).

PronunciationEdit

Adjectival nounEdit

憂鬱(ゆううつ) (yūutsu-na (adnominal 憂鬱(ゆううつ) (yūutsu na), adverbial 憂鬱(ゆううつ) (yūutsu ni), historical kana いううつ)

  1. depressed, gloomy, melancholic
    身体(からだ)調子(ちょうし)(わる)くて憂鬱(ゆううつ)だ。
    Karada no chōshi ga warukute yūutsu da.
    I feel depressed about my poor health.
    Synonyms: (utsu), メランコリック (merankorikku)
  2. (of vegetation) thick, dense
    Synonym: 繁い (shigei)

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

憂鬱(ゆううつ) (yūutsu (historical kana いううつ)

  1. depression, dejection, gloom, melancholy
    涼宮(すずみや)ハルヒの憂鬱(ゆううつ)
    Suzumiya Haruhi no Yūutsu
    The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya
    Synonyms: (utsu), デプレッション (depuresshon), メランコリー (merankorī)

Derived termsEdit

AnagramsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ Takebayashi, Shigeru (1993) The Kenkyusha Japanese-English Learner's Pocket Dictionary, Tōkyō: Kenkyūsha, →ISBN.
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

憂鬱 (uul) (hangeul 우울)

  1. Hanja form? of 우울 (melancholy, depression, dejection).