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

(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).