Japanese Word Entry

熱心
Kana:ねっしん
Romaji:nesshin
Definition: zealous, enthusiastic, ardent, fervent, keen, eager

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Chinese characters used in this word

heat, temperature, fever, mania, passion, hot, restless, zeal
Readings
Mandarin: ㄖㄜˋ (rè)
Cantonese: jit6
Japanese: ネツ (netsu)、 ゼツ (zetsu)、 ネチ (nechi) / あつ.い (atsui)
Korean: 열 (yeol)
Vietnamese: nhiệt
Variants
Simplified Chinese form:

heart, mind, spirit, heart radical (no. 61), intelligence, soul
Readings
Mandarin: ㄒㄧㄣ (xīn)
Cantonese: sam1
Japanese: シン (shin) / こころ (kokoro)、 -ごころ (-gokoro)
Korean: 심 (sim)
Vietnamese: tâm
Variants
Semantic variant form: