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けんそん/kenson/common kenson/けんそん/common謙遜 · 謙そん
けんきょ/kenkyo/common kenkyo/けんきょ/common謙虚
きょうけん/kyouken/ kyouken/きょうけん/恭謙
  • adjectival noun → conjugation / noun:
    1. modesty;  humility;  —Usually written using kana alone.
けんしょう/kenshou/ kenshou/けんしょう/謙称
  • noun / noun or participle with aux. verb する → conjugation:
    1. refer to modestly
けんじょう/kenjou/ kenjou/けんじょう/謙譲
  • adjectival noun → conjugation / noun:
    1. modesty;  humility
けんじょうのびとく/kenjounobitoku/ kenjounobitoku/けんじょうのびとく/謙譲の美徳
  • noun:
    1. modest virtue
けんじょうご/kenjougo/ kenjougo/けんじょうご/謙譲語
  • noun:
    1. humble language (e.g. itadaku)  —Linguistics term.
けんそんご/kensongo/ kensongo/けんそんご/謙遜語
  • noun:
    1. humble language  —Obscure term.   謙譲語
へりくだる/herikudaru/ herikudaru/へりくだる/謙る · 遜る
  • godan る verb → conjugation / intransitive:
    1. to deprecate oneself and praise the listener;  to abase oneself
けんよく/ken'yoku/ ken'yoku/けんよく/謙抑
  • adjectival noun → conjugation / noun:
    1. humbling oneself
けんじ/kenji/ kenji/けんじ/謙辞
  • noun:
    1. modest word;  humble language
けんじょうごいち/kenjougoichi/ kenjougoichi/けんじょうごいち/謙譲語I · 謙譲語1
  • noun:
    1. humble language in which the listener (or a third party) is the indirect object of an action (or the recipient of a object, etc.)   謙譲語II
けんじょうごに/kenjougoni/ kenjougoni/けんじょうごに/謙譲語II · 謙譲語2
  • noun:
    1. humble language in which an action or object is not directed toward the listener (or a third party);  humble language used as a courtesy;   謙譲語I


self-effacing;  humble oneself;  condescend;  be modest


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