Chinese

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to agree; to consent; to be ready (to do sth)
to agree; to consent; to be ready (to do sth); willing
 
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trad. (肯綮)
simp. #(肯綮)

Etymology

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For the source of the figurative meaning, see the etymology of 切中肯綮 (qièzhòngkěnqìng).

Pronunciation

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Noun

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肯綮

  1. (obsolete) place where muscle and bone link
  2. (figurative) key point; crux

Synonyms

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  • (key point):

Derived terms

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Descendants

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Sino-Xenic (肯綮):
  • Japanese: 肯綮(こうけい) (kōkei)

Japanese

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Kanji in this term
こう
Grade: S
けい
Hyōgaiji
on'yomi

Noun

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(こう)(けい) (kōkei

  1. the essential point, the crucial point