ChineseEdit

 
deficient; owe; to lack
deficient; owe; to lack; yawn
 
lack; scarce; vacant post
lack; scarce; vacant post; to run short of
simp. and trad.
(欠缺)
anagram 缺欠

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

欠缺

  1. shortcoming

SynonymsEdit

VerbEdit

欠缺

  1. to be deficient in; to be short of

SynonymsEdit


JapaneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Kanji in this term
けん
Grade: 4
けつ
Hyōgaiji
on’yomi

From Middle Chinese 欠缺 (kʰɨɐmH kʰwet̚).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

欠缺(けんけつ) (kenketsu

  1. (law) lack
    ()()(けん)(けつ)
    ishi no kenketsu
    lack of intent

Usage notesEdit

The term would be (けん)(けつ) if written in shinjitai, and as such, the kyūjitai form is preserved to avoid ambiguities.

ReferencesEdit

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

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

欠缺 (heumgyeol) (hangeul 흠결)

  1. Hanja form? of 흠결 (shortage; deficiency; deficit).

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

NounEdit

欠缺

  1. Hán tự form of khiếm khuyết (shortcoming; defect).

AdjectiveEdit

欠缺

  1. Hán tự form of khiếm khuyết (deficient; lacking).