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dog scholar; Confucian
simp. and trad.
(犬儒)
 
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Particularly: “Japanese coinage?”

Likely a partial calque from Ancient Greek; see the English entry for cynic for details.

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

犬儒

  1. cynic

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
けん
Grade: 1
じゅ
Grade: S
on’yomi

NounEdit

犬儒 (hiragana けんじゅ, rōmaji kenju)

  1. cynic

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

犬儒 (gyeonyu) (hangeul 견유)

  1. Hanja form? of 견유 (cynic).

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

NounEdit

犬儒

  1. Hán tự form of khuyển nho (cynic).