共同

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Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Adjective[edit]

共同

  1. mutual; common; joint; collaborative

Adverb[edit]

共同

  1. together; jointly; in collaboration

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
きょう
Grade: 4
どう
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

共同 (hiragana きょうどう, romaji kyōdō)

  1. cooperation; collaboration
    日本 (にほん)今年 (ことし)米韓共同軍事演習 (べいかんきょうどうぐんじえんしゅう)参加 (さんか)した。
    nihon wa kotoshi, beikan kyōdō gunji enshū ni sanka shita.
    Japan participated in the US-Korea military drills this year.

Verb[edit]

共同 + する (hiragana きょうどうする, romaji kyōdō suru)

  1. to cooperate, to collaborate
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From 共同通信社 (Kyōdō Tsūshinsha, Kyodo News)

Pronoun[edit]

共同 (hiragana きょうどう, romaji Kyōdō)

  1. Kyodo News, Abbreviation of 共同通信社.

References[edit]

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