事典

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Chinese[edit]

 
matter; thing; item; work; affair
canon; dictionary
simp. and trad.
(事典)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

事典

  1. encyclopedia

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
てん
Grade: 4
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

事典 (hiragana じてん, romaji jiten)

  1. (literally) subject-book, such as a terminology dictionary, flower book, animal book and encyclopedia, etc.

Derived terms[edit]

  • 百科事典 (ひゃっかじてん, hyakkajiten, encyclopedia)

References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.