JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
かく
Grade: 4
on’yomi
Alternative spelling
自覺 (kyūjitai)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

()(かく) (jikaku (kyūjitai 自覺)

  1. (Buddhism) "higher mind": one of the three divisions of the Noble Eightfold Path, equivalent to समाधि (samādhi)
  2. self-consciousness, self-awareness
    (こく)(みん)としての()(かく)(ひつ)(よう)だ。
    Kokumin toshite no jikaku ga hitsuyō da.
    (Self-)Awareness as citizens of the nation is required. → We need to be aware of our national identity.

VerbEdit

()(かく)する (jikaku surutransitive suru (stem ()(かく) (jikaku shi), past ()(かく)した (jikaku shita), kyūjitai 自覺)

  1. to become aware of, to notice, to realize

ConjugationEdit