交代

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Chinese[edit]

 
to deliver; to turn over; to make friends; to intersect (lines); to pay (money)
 
substitute; replace; generation; dynasty; geological era; era; age; period
simp. and trad.
(交代)

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

交代

  1. to hand over
  2. to order
  3. to explain

References[edit]

  • 2005, 景荣 (ed.) 吴, 新时代汉英大词典(缩印本) (in Mandarin/English), 北京: 商务印书馆出版, ISBN 710004345X:

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
こう
Grade: 2
たい
Grade: 3
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

交代 (hiragana こうたい, romaji kōtai)

  1. relief
  2. alternation

Alternative forms[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • 交代 is more commonly used than 交替

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

交代 + する (hiragana こうたいする, romaji kōtai suru)

  1. to relieve, to relieve a person
  2. to take turns, to alternate

Conjugation[edit]