See also: 亲切

ChineseEdit

 
dear; intimate; parent; relation; closely related; parents-in-law of one's offspring
close to; to cut; to slice
trad. (親切)
simp. (亲切)

PronunciationEdit


AdjectiveEdit

親切

  1. close (to someone); dear (to someone's heart); near and dear
  2. kind; cordial; amiable

SynonymsEdit

  • (close):

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (親切):

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
しん
Grade: 2
せつ
Grade: 2
on’yomi

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Chinese compound 親切 (tshin tshet, literally blood relative + close).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

親切 (しんせつ) (shinsetsu) (-na inflection, adnominal 親切(しんせつ) (shinsetsu na), adverbial 親切(しんせつ) (shinsetsu ni))

  1. kind, helpful, friendly, obliging

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

親切 (しんせつ) (shinsetsu)

  1. kindness, helpfulness, friendliness

AntonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

親切 (chinjeol) (hangeul 친절)

  1. Hanja form? of 친절 (kindness, gentleness).

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

AdjectiveEdit

親切

  1. Hán tự form of thân thiết (close, familiar).