公益

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
こう
Grade: 2
えき
Grade: 5
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

公益 (hiragana こうえき, romaji kōeki)

  1. public welfare, public benefit, public interest

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin gōngyì
Zhuyin ㄍㄨㄥ ㄧˋ
IPA (key) /kʊŋ⁵⁵ i⁵¹/
Homophones
工藝/工艺
公益
公義/公义
公議/公议
工役
公意

Noun[edit]

公益 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin gōngyì)

  1. the public good; the common good; the public interest
  2. welfare work