Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level

Kana Reading
しん
Romaji
shin
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi), noun (common) (futsuumeishi), nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no'
    Meaning
    truth; reality; genuineness
    Example sentence
    してなり Beauty is truth, truth beauty.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    seriousness
    Example sentence
    ねらい理解できない I fail to understand his true aim.
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    Meaning
    logical TRUE
    Example sentence
    より高し Truth is more important than beauty.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    printed style writing
    Example sentence
    まさる Truth is more important than beauty.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    star performer
    Example sentence
    友人なら忠告するだろう A true friend would advise you.

Examples of 真, しん in a sentence


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