助手

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Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

助手

  1. (Intermediate Mandarin) assistant; helper

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 3 Grade: 1

Etymology 1[edit]

Chinese

Noun[edit]

助手 (hiragana じょしゅ, romaji joshu)

  1. assistant, helper
  2. an assistant to a professor (but not a professor themselves)

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

助手 (hiragana すけて, romaji sukete)

  1. helper
  2. a position in ancient Sumo performed at an imperial court