Japanese Word Entry

自己顯示

Simplified Japanese form: 自己顕示

Kana:じこけんじ
Romaji:jikokenji
Definition: making oneself conspicuous, pressing one's own cause

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Chinese characters used in this word

oneself, self, private, personal, from
Readings
Mandarin: ㄗˋ (zì)
Cantonese: zi6
Japanese: ジ (ji)、 シ (shi) / みずか.ら (mizukara)、 おの.ずから (onozukara)、 おの.ずと (onozuto)、 より (yori)
Korean: 자 (ja)
Vietnamese: tự

self, oneself, personal, private, 6th heavenly stem
Readings
Mandarin: ㄐㄧˇ (jǐ), ㄑㄧˇ (qǐ)
Cantonese: gei2
Japanese: コ (ko)、 キ (ki) / おのれ (onore)、 つちのと (tsuchinoto)、 な (na)
Korean: 기 (gi)
Vietnamese: kỷ, kỉ

manifest, display, evident, clear
Readings
Mandarin: ㄒㄧㄢˇ (xiǎn), ㄒㄧㄢˋ (xiàn)
Cantonese: hin2
Japanese: ケン (ken)、 ゲン (gen) / あきらか (akiraka)、 あらわ.れる (arawareru)
Korean: 현 (hyeon)
Vietnamese: hiển
Variants
Simplified Chinese form:
Simplified Japanese form:

show, indicate, point out, express, display, manifest, demonstrate
Readings
Mandarin: ㄕˋ (shì), ㄑㄧˊ (qí), ㄓˋ (zhì), ㄕˊ (shí)
Cantonese: si6
Japanese: ジ (ji)、 シ (shi)、 キ (ki) / しめ.す (shimesu)、 しめし (shimeshi)
Korean: 시 (si), 기 (gi)
Vietnamese: kì, thị, đình
Variants
Semantic variant form: