切符

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 2 Grade: S

Etymology[edit]

From 切る (kiru, "cut," "slice," "carve") + (fu, "tally split in half used for identification")

Noun[edit]

切符 (hiragana きっぷ, romaji kippu)

  1. a ticket used for public transport
  2. a ticket for speeding

Used normally only by the elderly to refer to plane tickets. チケット is more commonly used in this case.

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