Japanese Word Entry

念人
Kana:ねんにん
Definitions:
  1. assistant in a duel (e.g. a cockfight, poetry contest, etc.) (Heian period)

  2. older male in an homosexual relationship

Alternative Kana: ねんじん

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Chinese characters used in this word

wish, sense, idea, thought, feeling, desire, attention, think of, recall, study
Readings
Mandarin: ㄋㄧㄢˋ (niàn)
Cantonese: nim6
Japanese: ネン / おもう、 ねんじる
Korean: 념, 염
Vietnamese: niệm
Variants
Semantic variant form:

person, man, people, mankind, someone else
Readings
Mandarin: ㄖㄣˊ (rén)
Cantonese: jan4
Japanese: ジン、 ニン / ひと、 -り、 -と
Korean:
Vietnamese: nhân
Variants
Semantic variant forms: