乗合

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
の(り)
Grade: 3
あ(い)
Grade: 2
kun'yomi

Etymology[edit]

Conjunctive or stem form (連用形) of compound verb 乗り合う (のりあう, noriau).

Noun[edit]

乗合 (hiragana のりあい, romaji noriai)

  1. A meeting or encounter while riding a vehicle.
  2. Riding a vehicle together.
  3. By extension, people riding a vehicle together.
  4. Abbreviation for:
    1. 乗合自動車 (のりあいじどうしゃ, noriai jidōsha): a carpool, a rideshare
    2. 乗合馬車 (のりあいばしゃ, noriai basha): a horse cart ridden by multiple people
    3. 乗合船 (のりあいぶね, noriaibune): a ferry or passenger boat

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