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Promise in Chinese / Japanese...

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Promise

fā shì
Promise Vertical Wall Scroll

發誓 means promise in Chinese, as in to vow, pledge, or swear to do or be something.

Promise

shin yaku
Promise Vertical Wall Scroll

信約 means promise in Japanese, as in to vow, pledge, or swear to do or be something.

Commitment

chéng nuò
shoudaku
Commitment Vertical Wall Scroll

承諾 embodies the idea commitment, but also means to make a big effort or undertaking a great task.

Commitment is caring deeply about something or someone. It is deciding carefully what you want to do, and then giving it 100%, holding nothing back. You give your all to a friendship, a task, or something you believe in. You finish what you start. You keep your promises.

In Chinese, this word directly means to undertake something or to make a promise to do something.

Outside of the commitment idea, this particular word can also mean approval, acceptance, consent, assent, acquiescence, or agreement depending on context (especially in Japanese and Korean). Therefore, this word is probably best if your audience is Chinese.


See Also:  Partnership | Hard Work | Dedication

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Characters

If shown, 2nd row is Simp. Chinese

Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

信約

see styles
 shinyaku / しんやく
Commitment Vertical Wall Scroll
vow; promise

承諾


承诺

see styles
chéng nuò / cheng2 nuo4
ch`eng no / cheng no
 shoudaku / shodaku / しょうだく
Commitment Vertical Wall Scroll
to promise; to undertake to do something; commitment
(noun/participle) consent; approval; acceptance; agreement; compliance


see styles
yuē / yue1
yüeh
 yaku / やく
to make an appointment; to invite; approximately; pact; treaty; to economize; to restrict; to reduce (a fraction); concise
(adverb) (1) approximately; about; (2) promise; (3) shortening; reduction; simplification; (4) {ling} (See 約音) contraction (in phonetics); (female given name) Yaku
Bind, restrain; agree, covenant; about; concerning...


see styles
/ xu3
hsü
 kyo / ほお
to allow; to permit; to promise; to praise; somewhat; perhaps
(adverb) under (esp. influence or guidance); (particle) (1) (kana only) only; merely; nothing but; no more than; (2) (kana only) approximately; about; (3) (kana only) just (finished, etc.); (4) (kana only) as if to; (as though) about to; (5) (kana only) indicates emphasis; (6) (kana only) always; constantly; (particle) (1) (kana only) (colloquialism) approximately; about; (2) only; nothing but; (3) just (finished, etc.); (surname) Hoo
Grant, permit, admit, promise; very; to grant


see styles
nuò / nuo4
no
 daku / だく
to consent; to promise; (literary) yes!
(1) agreement; assent; (n,n-pref,n-suf) (2) (abbreviation) (See 諾威・ノルウェー) Norway; (place-name) Nagi
To answer; promise; yes; translit. na, nya; to agree


see styles
lài / lai4
lai
 rai
to depend on; to hang on in a place; bad; to renege (on promise); to disclaim; to rat (on debts); rascally; to blame; to put the blame on
To rely upon, depend on; throw the burden on, repudiate; to rely upon


see styles
jiàn / jian4
chien
 sen
to fulfill (a promise); to tread; to walk
to tread on

保修

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bǎo xiū / bao3 xiu1
pao hsiu
 hoshuu / hoshu / ほしゅう
to promise to keep something in good repair; guarantee; warranty
maintenance

允諾


允诺

see styles
yǔn nuò / yun3 nuo4
yün no
to promise; to consent (to do something)

公約


公约

see styles
gōng yuē / gong1 yue1
kung yüeh
 kouyaku / koyaku / こうやく
convention (i.e. international agreement)
(n,vs,adj-no) public commitment; public promise; campaign pledge; official vow

前約

see styles
 zenyaku / ぜんやく previous engagement; previous promise

反悔

see styles
fǎn huǐ / fan3 hui3
fan hui
to renege; to go back (on a deal); to back out (of a promise)

口約

see styles
 kouyaku / koyaku / こうやく (noun/participle) verbal promise

因み

see styles
 chinami / ちなみ (1) (See 因みに・ちなみに) association; link; connection; (2) pledge (esp. for marriage); promise

夙諾


夙诺

see styles
sù nuò / su4 nuo4
su no
old promise; long-standing commitment

失信

see styles
shī xìn / shi1 xin4
shih hsin
to break a promise

契り

see styles
 chigiri / ちぎり (1) pledge; vow; promise; (2) (of a man and woman) having sexual relations; having sexual intercourse; (3) destiny; fate; karma

契る

see styles
 chigiru / ちぎる (Godan verb with "ru" ending) (1) to pledge; to vow; to promise; to swear; (2) to have sexual intercourse (esp. between husband and wife); to share a bed

季諾


季诺

see styles
jì nuò / ji4 nuo4
chi no
a promise that can be realized

守る

see styles
 mamoru / まもる (transitive verb) (1) to protect; to guard; to defend; (2) to keep (i.e. a promise); to abide (by the rules); to observe; to obey; to follow

實踐


实践

see styles
shí jiàn / shi2 jian4
shih chien
practice; to put into practice; to live up to (a promise); to carry out (a project)

履約


履约

see styles
lǚ yuē / lu:3 yue1
lü yüeh
to keep a promise; to honor an agreement

履行

see styles
lǚ xíng / lu:3 xing2
lü hsing
 rikou / riko / りこう
to fulfill (one's obligations); to carry out (a task); to implement (an agreement); to perform
(noun/participle) performance (of a duty); fulfillment (of a promise); fulfilment; execution (of a contract); discharge; implementation

幽契

see styles
 yuukei / yuke / ゆうけい secret promise made to the gods

悔婚

see styles
huǐ hūn / hui3 hun1
hui hun
to break a promise of marriage

應承


应承

see styles
yìng chéng / ying4 cheng2
ying ch`eng / ying cheng
to agree (to do something); to promise

應許


应许

see styles
yìng xǔ / ying4 xu3
ying hsü
 ōko
to promise; to allow
approved

應諾


应诺

see styles
yìng nuò / ying4 nuo4
ying no
to promise; to agree to do something

戍る

see styles
 mamoru / まもる (irregular kanji usage) (transitive verb) (1) to protect; to guard; to defend; (2) to keep (i.e. a promise); to abide (by the rules); to observe; to obey; to follow

承付

see styles
chéng fù / cheng2 fu4
ch`eng fu / cheng fu
to promise to pay

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Commitment Vertical Wall Scroll
Commitment Vertical Wall Scroll
Commitment Vertical Wall Scroll
Commitment Vertical Wall Scroll


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Commitment Horizontal Wall Scroll
Commitment Vertical Portrait
Dictionary

Lookup Promise in my Japanese & Chinese Dictionary


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

Title CharactersRomaji (Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
Promise發誓
发誓
fā shì / fa1 shi4 / fa shi / fashifa shih / fashih
Promise信約shin yaku / shinyaku
Commitment承諾
承诺
shoudaku / shodakuchéng nuò
cheng2 nuo4
cheng nuo
chengnuo
ch`eng no
chengno
cheng no
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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