秘密

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 6
みつ
Grade: 6
on'yomi

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

秘密 (hiragana ひみつ, romaji himitsu)

  1. secret
    • 1905, 夏目漱石, 吾輩は猫である:
      下女 (げじょ)国事 (こくじ)秘密 (ひみつ)でも (はか) (とき)のように大得意 (だいとくい)である。
      gejo wa kokuji no himitsu demo hakaru toki no yō ni daitokui de aru.
      The maid acted as if she were telling him some kind of national secret.

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this word

NounEdit

秘密 (bimil) (hangeul 비밀)

  1. Hanja form? of 비밀, “secret”.

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

A later form of 祕密 ("secret"). See there for more.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

秘密 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin mìmì, mìmi)

  1. (Elementary Mandarin) secret
Last modified on 14 April 2014, at 16:50