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親近感
Readings
しんきんかん
shinkinkan
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
affinityGefühl der Vertrautheit, Gefühl der Geistesverwandtschaft

Kanji
ON: シンKUN: おや, おや-, した.しい, した.しむ
parent, intimacy, relative, familiarity, dealer (cards)

ON: キン, コンKUN: ちか.い
near, early, akin, tantamount

ON: カン
emotion, feeling, sensation

Example sentences
いやいや、結構結構。下の名前で呼び合うのは親近感がわいてよろしいことだ。Parts: 否々 (いやいや), 結構 (けっこう), 結構 (けっこう), 下の名前 (したのなまえ), 呼び合う (よびあう), 親近感 (しんきんかん), 湧く (わく), 宜しい (よろしい), (こと)Not at all, that's perfectly fine. Calling each other by one's given name is a good thing; it produces a feeling of fellowship.

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