尋問

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
じん
Grade: S
もん
Grade: 3
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

尋問 (hiragana じんもん, romaji jinmon)

  1. questioning, interrogation
    • 1907, 夏目漱石, 文芸の哲学的基礎:
      尋問 (じんもん) (こた)えるのが不利益 (ふりえき)だと (さと)って、いよいよ (おし)真似 (まね)をする。
      Jinmon ni kotaeru no ga furieki da to satotte, iyoiyo oshi no mane o suru.
      Realizing that responding to interrogation would do him no good, he played deaf and dumb.
  2. cross examination

Verb[edit]

尋問 + する (hiragana じんもんする, romaji jinmon suru)

  1. to question, to interrogate
  2. to cross examine

Conjugation[edit]


Mandarin[edit]

simpl. 寻问
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin xúnwèn
Zhuyin ㄒㄩㄣˊ ㄨㄣˋ
IPA (key) /ɕyn³⁵ u̯ən⁵¹/

Verb[edit]

尋問 (traditional, Pinyin xúnwèn, simplified 寻问)

  1. (literary) to ask about; to make enquiries