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Faithful / Honorable
Trustworthy / Fidelity / Loyalty

China xìn yì
Japan shingi
Faithful / Honorable / Trustworthy / Fidelity / Loyalty

信義 is a word that is often used to describe a person with an honest and loyal reputation. To put it simply, this applies to somebody you can trust (with your life).

In Chinese, this is often defined as good faith, honor, trust, and justice.
In Korean, this word means fidelity, truthfulness, or faithfulness.
In Japanese: faith, fidelity and loyalty. It's also a Japanese male given name when pronounced "Nobuyoshi."

Dependable

China jiān yì kě kào
Dependable

The first two characters mean resolute with firm determination.
The second two characters mean reliable.

Together, this creates a 4-character expression that clearly means dependable.

Honesty / Fidelity

China xìn
Japan shin
Honesty / Fidelity

信 is another character that expresses the idea of honesty. It can also mean truth, faith, believe in, fidelity, sincerity, trust and/or confidence.

Some have included this in the list for the Bushido, although "makoto" is probably more common/popular.

Note: In some context, this character can mean letter; news or envoy. However, alone, it will generally be read with the honesty-meaning.


See our page with just Code of the Samurai / Bushido here

Honesty

China zhèng zhí
Japan shoujiki
Honesty

Honesty is being truthful and sincere. It is important because it builds trust. When people are honest, they can be relied on not to lie, cheat or steal. Being honest means that you accept yourself as you are. When you are open and trustworthy, others can believe in you.

正直 is one of the 8 key concepts of Tang Soo Do.


Note: This entry is cross-listed as "integrity" because it also fits that definition.

Japanese jikiPlease note that the second Kanji sometimes has an alternate form in Japanese. Let us know if you want the alternate form shown to the right.


See Also:  Truth | Trust | Integrity

Wise and Virtuous

China xián
Japan ken
Wise and Virtuous

賢 is used to refer to being a wise, trustworthy and virtuous person. But it also contains the ideas of intelligence, genius, scholarship, virtue, sage, saint, good, excellent in character.

賢 is used in Chinese, Japanese Kanji, and old Korean Hanja. Also used in a Buddhist context with same meaning.

Note: Can also be male given name, Masaru, in Japanese.


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Characters

If shown, 2nd row is Simp. Chinese

Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

信實


信实

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Mandarin xìn shí / xin4 shi2
Taiwan hsin shih
Japanese nobuzane / のぶざね
Chinese trustworthy; reliable; to believe something to be true
Japanese (personal name) Nobuzane

可信

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Mandarin kě xìn / ke3 xin4
Taiwan k`o hsin / ko hsin
Japanese yoshinobu / よしのぶ    kanobu / かのぶ
Chinese trustworthy
Japanese (given name) Yoshinobu; (surname) Kanobu
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

堅人

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Japanese katajin / かたじん Japanese square; trustworthy person; (personal name) Kento; (given name) Kenji

慥か

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Japanese tashika / たしか Japanese (noun or adjectival noun) (1) sure; certain; positive; definite; (2) reliable; trustworthy; safe; sound; firm; accurate; correct; exact; (adverb) (3) If I'm not mistaken; If I remember correctly; If I remember rightly

把穩


把稳

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Mandarin bǎ wěn / ba3 wen3
Taiwan pa wen
Chinese trustworthy; dependable

着実

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Japanese chakujitsu / ちゃくじつ Japanese (noun or adjectival noun) steady; sound; trustworthy; solid

確か

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Japanese tashika / たしか Japanese (noun or adjectival noun) (1) sure; certain; positive; definite; (2) reliable; trustworthy; safe; sound; firm; accurate; correct; exact; (adverb) (3) If I'm not mistaken; If I remember correctly; If I remember rightly

誠信


诚信

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Mandarin chéng xìn / cheng2 xin4
Taiwan ch`eng hsin / cheng hsin
Japanese masanobu / まさのぶ    tomonobu / とものぶ    seishin / seshin / せいしん
Chinese genuine; honest; in good faith; honesty; integrity
Japanese (personal name) Masanobu; (personal name) Tomonobu; (given name) Seishin
True and trustworthy, true, reliable.

らしい

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Japanese rashii / rashi / らしい Japanese (auxiliary adjective) (1) seeming ... (expresses judgment based on evidence, reason or trustworthy hearsay); appearing ...; (suf,adj-i) (2) (after a noun, adverb or adjective stem) -ish; like a ...; typical of ...; appropriate for ...; becoming of ...; worthy of the name ...

信得過


信得过

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Mandarin xìn de guò / xin4 de5 guo4
Taiwan hsin te kuo
Chinese trustworthy; reliable

守信用

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Mandarin shǒu xìn yòng / shou3 xin4 yong4
Taiwan shou hsin yung
Chinese to keep one's word; trustworthy

弛まぬ

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Japanese tayumanu / たゆまぬ Japanese (can act as adjective) (1) (kana only) steady; sound; trustworthy; (2) (kana only) assiduous; untiring; diligent

靠得住

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Mandarin kào de zhù / kao4 de5 zhu4
Taiwan k`ao te chu / kao te chu
Chinese reliable; trustworthy

值得信賴


值得信赖

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Mandarin zhí de xìn lài / zhi2 de5 xin4 lai4
Taiwan chih te hsin lai
Chinese trustworthy

頼もしい

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Japanese tanomoshii / tanomoshi / たのもしい Japanese (adjective) (1) reliable; trustworthy; (2) hopeful; promising

信用できる

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Japanese shinyoudekiru / shinyodekiru / しんようできる Japanese (adj-f,v1) believable; credible; trustworthy

信用出来る

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Japanese shinyoudekiru / shinyodekiru / しんようできる Japanese (adj-f,v1) believable; credible; trustworthy

信頼に足る

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Japanese shinrainitaru / しんらいにたる Japanese (exp,adj-f) authentic; credible; creditworthy; dependable; reliable; sound; staunch; trustworthy

一點水一個泡


一点水一个泡

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Mandarin yī diǎn shuǐ yī gè pào / yi1 dian3 shui3 yi1 ge4 pao4
Taiwan i tien shui i ko p`ao / i tien shui i ko pao
Chinese honest and trustworthy (idiom)

信用できる;信用出来る

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Japanese shinyoudekiru / shinyodekiru / しんようできる Japanese (adj-f,v1) (See 信用・しんよう) believable; credible; trustworthy

確か(P);確(io);慥か

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Japanese tashika / たしか Japanese (noun or adjectival noun) (1) sure; certain; positive; definite; (2) reliable; trustworthy; safe; sound; firm; accurate; correct; exact; (adverb) (3) If I'm not mistaken; If I remember correctly; If I remember rightly

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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
Faithful
Honorable
Trustworthy
Fidelity
Loyalty
信義
信义
shingixìn yì / xin4 yi4 / xin yi / xinyihsin i / hsini
Dependable堅毅可靠
坚毅可靠
jiān yì kě kào
jian1 yi4 ke3 kao4
jian yi ke kao
jianyikekao
chien i k`o k`ao
chienikokao
chien i ko kao
Honesty
Fidelity
shinxìn / xin4 / xinhsin
Honesty正直shoujiki / shojikizhèng zhí
zheng4 zhi2
zheng zhi
zhengzhi
cheng chih
chengchih
Wise and Virtuous
kenxián / xian2 / xianhsien
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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