市電

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 2 Grade: 2

Etymology[edit]

Abbreviation of 市営 (shiei, municipal, operated by the city) +‎ 電車 (densha, electric train).[1][2]

Alternately, abbreviation of 市内 (shinai, within a city, intracity) +‎ 電車 (densha, electric train).[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

市電 (hiragana しでん, romaji shiden)

  1. Abbreviation of 市営電車: a municipal (electric) train, a train operated by the city government
  2. Abbreviation of 市内電車: a tram, a streetcar

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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  3. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3