See also: 恳切

ChineseEdit

earnest close to; to cut; to slice
trad. (懇切)
simp. (恳切)

PronunciationEdit


AdjectiveEdit

懇切

  1. sincere; earnest; cordial

SynonymsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
こん
Grade: S
せつ
Grade: 2
on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Chinese compound 懇切 (kʰən tshet, literally sincere, earnest, cordial + close).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

(こん)(せつ) (konsetsu-na (adnominal (こん)(せつ) (konsetsu na), adverbial (こん)(せつ) (konsetsu ni))

  1. kind, considerate
  2. detailed, exhaustive

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

(こん)(せつ) (konsetsu

  1. kindness, cordiality
  2. exhaustiveness

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN