See also: 热心

ChineseEdit

 
heat; to heat up; fervent
heat; to heat up; fervent; hot (of weather); warm up
heart; mind
trad. (熱心)
simp. (热心)

PronunciationEdit


AdjectiveEdit

熱心

  1. enthusiastic

SynonymsEdit

VerbEdit

熱心

  1. to be enthusiastic in promoting
    熱心公益 / 热心公益  ―  rèxīn gōngyì  ―  to be enthusiastic in promoting the public good

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
ねつ > ねっ
Grade: 4
しん
Grade: 2
on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

From (netsu, showing intense feeling) + (shin, heart)

Adjectival nounEdit

熱心(ねっしん) (nesshin-na (adnominal 熱心(ねっしん) (nesshin na), adverbial 熱心(ねっしん) (nesshin ni))

  1. earnest, enthusiastic

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

熱心(ねっしん) (nesshin

  1. enthusiasm, zeal, fervor, earnestness

Derived termsEdit

  • 不熱心 (funesshin): indifference, lack of enthusiasm
  • 研究熱心 (kenkyū nesshin): of inquiring mind, eager to study