ChineseEdit

real; true; genuine heart; mind
trad. (真心/眞心) /
simp. (真心)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

真心

  1. sincerity

SynonymsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (真心):
  • Korean: 진심 (眞心, jinsim)

AdjectiveEdit

真心

  1. sincere; true

SynonymsEdit

AdverbEdit

真心

  1. sincerely; truly

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
こころ > ごころ
Grade: 2
kun’yomi
Alternative spelling
眞心 (kyūjitai)

EtymologyEdit

From (ma, true) + (kokoro, heart). The kokoro changes to gokoro as an instance of rendaku (連濁).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

()(ごころ) (magokoro

  1. sincerity, true heart

ReferencesEdit

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