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There are 35 total results for your Optimistic search.

Characters Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

豁達


豁达

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Mandarin huò dá / huo4 da2
Taiwan huo ta
Japanese katsudatsu / かつだつ    kattatsu / かったつ
 Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese optimistic; sanguine; generous; magnanimous; open-minded
Japanese (noun or adjectival noun) openhearted; frank; broad-minded

呑気

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Japanese nonki / のんき Japanese (ateji / phonetic) (noun or adjectival noun) (kana only) carefree; optimistic; careless; reckless; heedless; happy-go-lucky; easygoing; thoughtless

好気

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Japanese kouki / koki / こうき Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) easygoing; optimistic; conceited

暖気

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Japanese nonki / のんき    danki / だんき Japanese (noun or adjectival noun) (kana only) carefree; optimistic; careless; reckless; heedless; happy-go-lucky; easygoing; thoughtless; warmth; warm weather

暢気

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Japanese nonki / のんき Japanese (ateji / phonetic) (noun or adjectival noun) (kana only) carefree; optimistic; careless; reckless; heedless; happy-go-lucky; easygoing; thoughtless

楽観

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Japanese rakkan / らっかん Japanese (noun/participle) optimism; taking an optimistic view

樂天


乐天

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Mandarin lè tiān / le4 tian1
Taiwan le t`ien / le tien
Japanese rakuten
Chinese carefree; happy-go-lucky; optimistic
deva musicians, see above; heavenly musicians

樂觀


乐观

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Mandarin lè guān / le4 guan1
Taiwan le kuan
Chinese optimistic; hopeful

甘い

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Japanese amai / あまい Japanese (adjective) (1) sweet-tasting; sweet; sugary; sugared; (2) fragrant (smelling); sweet (music); (3) lightly salted; light in salt; not spicy; (4) (See 甘く見る) naive; overly optimistic; soft on; generous; indulgent; easy-going; lenient; (5) half-hearted; not finished properly; (6) insufficient; not satisfactory; inadequate; loose; (7) mild; (8) (See 甘い言葉) tempting; enticing; luring

看好

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Mandarin kàn hǎo / kan4 hao3
Taiwan k`an hao / kan hao
Chinese optimistic (about the outcome); bullish; to think highly of; to support

開朗


开朗

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Mandarin kāi lǎng / kai1 lang3
Taiwan k`ai lang / kai lang
Chinese spacious and well-lit; open and clear; (of character) optimistic; cheerful; carefree

いい気

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Japanese iiki / iki / いいき Japanese (noun or adjectival noun) easygoing; optimistic; conceited

のん気

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Japanese nonki / のんき Japanese (noun or adjectival noun) (kana only) carefree; optimistic; careless; reckless; heedless; happy-go-lucky; easygoing; thoughtless

ノンキ

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Japanese nonki / ノンキ Japanese (noun or adjectival noun) (kana only) carefree; optimistic; careless; reckless; heedless; happy-go-lucky; easygoing; thoughtless

好い気

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Japanese iiki / iki / いいき Japanese (noun or adjectival noun) easygoing; optimistic; conceited

楽天的

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Japanese rakutenteki / らくてんてき Japanese (adjectival noun) optimistic

楽天観

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Japanese rakutenkan / らくてんかん Japanese (ant: 厭世観) optimistic view of life; optimism

楽観的

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Japanese rakkanteki / らっかんてき Japanese (adjectival noun) optimistic; hopeful

楽観視

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Japanese rakkanshi / らっかんし Japanese (noun/participle) viewing optimistically; thinking optimistically; taking an optimistic view; looking on the bright side

皮算用

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Japanese kawazanyou / kawazanyo / かわざんよう Japanese (See 取らぬ狸の皮算用) over-optimistic calculation; counting one's chickens before they're hatched

能天気

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Japanese noutenki / notenki / のうてんき Japanese (adjectival noun) optimistic; thoughtless; carefree; insolent

能転気

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Japanese noutenki / notenki / のうてんき Japanese (adjectival noun) optimistic; thoughtless; carefree; insolent

脳天気

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Japanese noutenki / notenki / のうてんき Japanese (adjectival noun) optimistic; thoughtless; carefree; insolent

ノー天気

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Japanese nootenki / ノーてんき Japanese (adjectival noun) optimistic; thoughtless; carefree; insolent

高高興興


高高兴兴

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Mandarin gāo gāo xìng xìng / gao1 gao1 xing4 xing4
Taiwan kao kao hsing hsing
Chinese cheerful and optimistic; in a good mood; gaily

ヨミが甘い

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Japanese yomigaamai / yomigamai / ヨミがあまい Japanese (exp,adj-i) overly optimistic; misjudged; underestimated

読みが甘い

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Japanese yomigaamai / yomigamai / よみがあまい Japanese (exp,adj-i) overly optimistic; misjudged; underestimated

甘っちょろい

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Japanese amacchoroi / あまっちょろい Japanese (adjective) overly optimistic; easygoing; irresponsible; naive; simple-minded

読みがあまい

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Japanese yomigaamai / yomigamai / よみがあまい Japanese (exp,adj-i) overly optimistic; misjudged; underestimated

不管三七二十一

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Mandarin bù guǎn sān qī èr shí yī / bu4 guan3 san1 qi1 er4 shi2 yi1
Taiwan pu kuan san ch`i erh shih i / pu kuan san chi erh shih i
Chinese regardless of the consequences; recklessly relying on a hopelessly optimistic forecast

オプチミスティック

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Japanese opuchimisutikku / オプチミスティック Japanese (adjectival noun) optimistic

オプティミスティック

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Japanese oputimisutikku / オプティミスティック Japanese (can act as adjective) optimistic

いい気;好い気;良い気

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Japanese iiki / iki / いいき Japanese (noun or adjectival noun) easygoing; optimistic; conceited

読みが甘い;読みがあまい;ヨミが甘い

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Japanese yomigaamai(読miga甘i,読migaamai);yomigaamai(yomiga甘i) / yomigamai(読miga甘i,読migamai);yomigamai(yomiga甘i) / よみがあまい(読みが甘い,読みがあまい);ヨミがあまい(ヨミが甘い) Japanese (exp,adj-i) (See 甘い・あまい・4) overly optimistic; misjudged; underestimated

呑気(ateji)(P);暢気(ateji)(P);暖気;のん気

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Japanese nonki(p);nonki / のんき(P);ノンキ Japanese (noun or adjectival noun) (kana only) carefree; optimistic; careless; reckless; heedless; happy-go-lucky; easygoing; thoughtless

Entries with 2nd row of characters: The 2nd row is Simplified Chinese.

This page contains 35 results for "Optimistic" in Chinese and/or Japanese.



Information about this dictionary:

Apparently, we were the first ones who were crazy enough to think that western people might want a combined Chinese, Japanese, and Buddhist dictionary.

A lot of westerners can't tell the difference between Chinese and Japanese - and there is a reason for that. Chinese characters and even whole words were borrowed by Japan from the Chinese language in the 5th century. Much of the time, if a word or character is used in both languages, it will have the same or a similar meaning. However, this is not always true. Language evolves, and meanings independently change in each language.

Example: The Chinese character 湯 for soup (hot water) has come to mean bath (hot water) in Japanese. They have the same root meaning of "hot water", but a 湯屋 sign on a bathhouse in Japan would lead a Chinese person to think it was a "soup house" or a place to get a bowl of soup. See this: Soup or Bath

This dictionary uses the EDICT and CC-CEDICT dictionary files.
EDICT data is the property of the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group, and is used in conformance with the Group's license.

Chinese Buddhist terms come from Dictionary of Chinese Buddhist Terms by William Edward Soothill and Lewis Hodous. This is commonly referred to as "Soothill's'". It was first published in 1937 (and is now off copyright so we can use it here). Some of these definitions may be misleading, incomplete, or dated, but 95% of it is good information. Every professor who teaches Buddhism or Eastern Religion has a copy of this on their bookshelf. We incorporated these 16,850 entries into our dictionary database ourselves (it was lot of work).



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