Japanese Word Entry

吟味
Kana:ぎんみ
Definitions:
  1. close examination, careful selection, testing, scrutiny

  2. examination of criminal charges

  3. reciting and appreciating traditional poetry


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Chinese characters used in this word

versify, singing, recital, sing, hum, recite, type of poetry
Readings
Mandarin: ㄧㄣˊ (yín), ㄧㄣˇ (yǐn), ㄐㄧㄣˋ (jìn)
Cantonese: jam4, ngam4
Japanese: ギン、 キン / うたう、 なく
Korean: 음, 음
Vietnamese: ngâm
Variants
Semantic variant form:

flavor, taste, smell, odor, delicacy
Readings
Mandarin: ㄨㄟˋ (wèi), ㄇㄟˋ (mèi)
Cantonese: mei6
Japanese: ミ、 ビ / あじ、 あじ.わう
Korean:
Vietnamese: vị