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Extreme / Intense

China jí dù
Japan kyokudo
Extreme / Intense

極度 means extreme, intense, and sometimes "maximum" or "zenith" depending on context.

The first character means extremely or utmost.

The second character means degree or capacity.

Extreme Faithfulness

Japan tei retsu
Extreme Faithfulness

貞烈 is the Japanese Kanji for, "Extreme Faithfulness."

The first Kanji means "firm adherence to one's principles," chastity (of a woman), chaste, etc.

The second Kanji means ardent, intense, fierce, stern, upright, to give one's life for a noble cause, exploits, achievements, virtuous, and in some contexts, heroic.

Now you get the idea why this refers to someone who is extremely faithful (to a cause, themselves, their religious beliefs, or their philosophy.

Extremely Good Friends

Japan bakugyakunotomo
Extremely Good Friends

莫逆の友 is Japanese expressing meaning, "extremely good friends" or "best friends."

Hella

China tài
Japan tai
Hella

We struggled to find a word that encompasses the English, "hella" with a meaning like, "really," "a lot," "totally," and/or "very."

In Chinese, Japanese, and old Korean, this character is often said as an adjective in front of other words, to make "good" into "too good," or "extremely good."

The meaning of this character from the dictionary is highest, greatest, too (much), very, extremely, fat, grand, magnificent, excellent, or great.


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Characters

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Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

極度

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Mandarin jí dù / ji2 du4
Taiwan chi tu
Japanese kyokudo きょくど
Chinese extremely
Japanese (noun or adjectival noun) maximum; extreme; utmost; curvature
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貞烈

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Mandarin zhēn liè / zhen1 lie4
Taiwan chen lieh
Japanese teiretsu / teretsu ていれつ
Chinese ready to die to preserve one's chastity
Japanese (noun or adjectival noun) extreme faithfulness
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Mandarin jǐn / jin3
Taiwan chin
Japanese mama まま
Chinese to the greatest extent; (when used before a noun of location) furthest or extreme; to be within the limits of; to give priority to
Japanese (n,n-adv) (1) (kana only) as it is; as one likes; because; as; (2) (kana only) condition; state; (surname) Mama

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Mandarin zuì / zui4
Taiwan tsui
Japanese sai さい
Chinese most; the most; -est (superlative suffix)
Japanese (pref,adj-na) (1) the most; the extreme; (adj-t,adv-to) (2) (See 最たる) prime; conspicuous; (personal name) Yutaka; (given name) Masaru; (personal name) Takashi; (personal name) Saichou; (female given name) Sai
Most, very, superlative.

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Mandarin/ ji2
Taiwan chi
Japanese kyoku きょく
Chinese extremely; pole (geography, physics); utmost; top
Japanese (1) pole; (2) climax; extreme; extremity; culmination; height; zenith; nadir; (female given name) Kiwamu; (female given name) Kiwami
Highest point, apex; utmost, ultimate, extreme, the limit, finality; reaching to; very

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Mandarin měng / meng3
Taiwan meng
Japanese mou / mo もう
Chinese ferocious; fierce; violent; brave; suddenly; abrupt; (slang) awesome
Japanese (adjectival noun) (1) greatly energetic; (2) ferocious; (prefix) (3) extreme; severe; (given name) Mou; (female given name) Takeru; (surname, given name) Takeshi; (given name) Takeki; (personal name) Takashi; (given name) Isamu
Fierce, violent; determined; sudden; ardent

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Mandarin shén / shen2
Taiwan shen
Japanese jinji じんじ
 jinkichi じんきち
 jin じん
Chinese what; very; extremely; any; variant of 什[shen2]
Japanese (personal name) Jinji; (given name) Jinkichi; (surname, given name) Jin
What? any; very, extreme.

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Mandarin/ ji4
Taiwan chi
Chinese luxuriant growth; extreme; reach

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Mandarin zhòng / zhong4
Taiwan chung
Japanese juu / ju じゅう
 e
Chinese heavy; serious; to attach importance to; to repeat; repetition; again; re-; classifier: layer
Japanese (1) (abbreviation) (See 重箱) multi-tiered food box; stacked boxes; (prefix noun) (2) heavy; (3) serious; extreme; (suf,ctr) (4) (counter for layers in the ichi-ni-san counting system) (See 重・え) -fold; -ply; (suf,ctr) (counter for layers in the hito-futa-mi counting system) (See 重・じゅう・4) -fold; -ply; (personal name) Munenori; (personal name) Muneda; (personal name) Muneta; (personal name) Chou; (given name) Tadashi; (personal name) Souda; (personal name) Souta; (surname, given name) Juu; (female given name) Shigeru; (personal name) Shigeyuki; (personal name) Shigemune; (personal name) Shigenori; (personal name) Shigetsugu; (surname) Shigetaka; (personal name) Shigeji; (surname) Shigeshi; (surname) Shigesaki; (personal name) Sh
Heavy, weighty, grave, serious; to lay stress upon, regard respectfully; again, double, repeated; chóng] ; zhòng for meanings related to heaviness; chóng for meanings related to piling up.

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どM

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Japanese doemu どエム
Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) (colloquialism) extreme masochist; very masochistic

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どS

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Japanese doesu どエス
Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) (colloquialism) extreme sadist; very sadistic

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ドM

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Japanese doemu ドエム
Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) (colloquialism) extreme masochist; very masochistic

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ドS

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Japanese doesu ドエス
Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) (colloquialism) extreme sadist; very sadistic

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五見


五见

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Mandarin wǔ jiàn / wu3 jian4
Taiwan wu chien
Japanese gomi ごみ
 itsumi いつみ
Japanese (surname) Gomi; (personal name) Itsumi
The five wrong views: (1) 身見 satkāya-dṛṣṭi, i. e. 我見 and 我所見 the view that there is a real self, an ego, and a mine and thine: (2) 邊見 antar-grāha, extreme views. e. g. extinction or permanence; (3) 邪見 mithyā, perverse views, which, denying cause and effect, destroy the foundations of morality; (4) 見取見 dṛṣṭi-parāmarśa, stubborn perverted views, viewing inferior things as superior, or counting the worse as the better; (5) 戒禁取見 śīla-vrata-parāmarśa, rigid views in favour of rigorous ascetic prohibitions, e. g. covering oneself with ashes. Cf. 五利使; five views

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倦憊

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Japanese kenpai けんぱい
Japanese (noun/participle) extreme fatigue

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偏激

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Mandarin piān jī / pian1 ji1
Taiwan p`ien chi / pien chi
Chinese extreme (usu. of thoughts, speech, circumstances)

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八慢

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Mandarin bā màn / ba1 man4
Taiwan pa man
Japanese hachiman
The eight kinds of pride, māna, arrogance, or self-conceit, 如慢 though inferior, to think oneself equal to others (in religion); 慢慢 to think oneself superior among manifest superiors; 不如慢 to think oneself not so much inferior among manifest superiors; 增上慢 to think one has attained more than is the fact, or when it is not the fact; 我慢 self-superiority, or self-sufficiency; 邪慢 pride in false views, or doings; 憍慢 arrogance; 大慢 extreme arrogance.

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六慧

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Mandarin liù huì / liu4 hui4
Taiwan liu hui
Japanese rokue
The six kinds of wisdom. Each is allotted seriatim to one of the six positions 六位 q. v. (1) 聞慧 the wisdom of hearing and apprehending the truth of the middle way is associated with the 十住; (2) 思慧 of thought with the 十行; (3) 修慧 of observance with the 十廻向; (4) 無相慧 of either extreme, or the mean, with the 十地; (5) 照寂慧 of understanding of nirvana with 等覺慧; (6) 寂照慧 of making nirvana illuminate all beings associated with 佛果 Buddha-fruition. They are a 別教 Differentiated School series and all are associated with 中道 the school of the 中 or middle way.

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冴寒

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Japanese gokan ごかん
Japanese (obscure) extreme cold

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劇的

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Japanese gekiteki げきてき
Japanese (adjectival noun) (1) dramatic; exciting; touching; (2) (colloquialism) extreme

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勒龐


勒庞

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Mandarin lè páng / le4 pang2
Taiwan le p`ang / le pang
Chinese Jean-Marie Le Pen (1928-), French Front National extreme right-wing politician

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卓絕


卓绝

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Mandarin zhuó jué / zhuo2 jue2
Taiwan cho chüeh
Chinese unsurpassed; extreme; extraordinary

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厳暑

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Japanese gensho げんしょ
Japanese extreme heat

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右翼

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Mandarin yòu yì / you4 yi4
Taiwan yu i
Japanese uyoku(p);uyoku うよく(P);ウヨク
Chinese the right flank; (politically) right-wing
Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) (1) (ant: 左翼) right-wing (politics); (2) (See 右翼団体) extreme right-wing group; (3) right wing (bird, plane, etc.); (4) {sports} right field; right flank; right wing; (5) (abbreviation) {baseb} (See 右翼手) right fielder; (6) high rank; high grade; A-student

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塗炭


涂炭

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Mandarin tú tàn / tu2 tan4
Taiwan t`u t`an / tu tan
Japanese totan とたん
Chinese extreme distress; in utter misery
Japanese misery; distress

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大寒

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Mandarin dà hán / da4 han2
Taiwan ta han
Japanese daikan だいかん
Chinese Great Cold, 24th of the 24 solar terms 二十四節氣|二十四节气 20th January-3rd February
Japanese (1) (time of) extreme cold; (2) (See 二十四節気) "major cold" solar term (approx. Jan 20, roughly the coldest time of the year); (given name) Osamu; (place-name) Oosou

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天衣

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Mandarin tiān yī / tian1 yi1
Taiwan t`ien i / tien i
Japanese teni てんい
Japanese heavenly garment; (female given name) Takae; (surname) Amagi; (surname) Amai
Deva garments, of extreme lightness; celestial garments

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奇缺

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Mandarin qí quē / qi2 que1
Taiwan ch`i ch`üeh / chi chüeh
Chinese very short of (food, clean water etc); extreme shortage; deficit

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契會


契会

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Mandarin qì huì / qi4 hui4
Taiwan ch`i hui / chi hui
Japanese kai'e
To meet, rally to, or unite in the right or middle path and not in either extreme.

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奮勇


奋勇

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Mandarin fèn yǒng / fen4 yong3
Taiwan fen yung
Chinese dauntless; to summon up courage and determination; using extreme force of will

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The following table may be helpful for those studying Chinese or Japanese...

Title CharactersRomaji(Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
Extreme
Intense
極度
极度
kyokudojí dù / ji2 du4 / ji du / jiduchi tu / chitu
Extreme Faithfulness貞烈tei retsu / teiretsu
Extremely Good Friends莫逆の友bakugyakunotomo
Hellataitài / tai4 / tait`ai / tai
In some entries above you will see that characters have different versions above and below a line.
In these cases, the characters above the line are Traditional Chinese, while the ones below are Simplified Chinese.

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