同志

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 2 Grade: 5

Noun[edit]

同志 (hiragana どうし, romaji dōshi)

  1. like-minded people, comrades in a general sense

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin tóngzhì
Zhuyin ㄊㄨㄥˊ ㄓˋ
IPA (key) /tʰʊŋ³⁵ ʈ͡ʂʐ̩⁵¹/
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Adjective[edit]

同志 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin tóngzhì)

  1. (slang) homosexual; gay
  2. (slang) pertaining to non-mainstream sexuality; queer; LGBTI

Noun[edit]

同志 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin tóngzhì)

  1. (socialism) comrade
  2. (slang) homosexual
  3. (slang) a person of a non-mainstream sexuality; an LGBTI person

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Min Nan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

同志 (traditional and simplified, POJ tông-chì)

  1. (socialism) comrade