形声

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
けい
Grade: 2
せい
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

形声 (hiragana けいせい, romaji keisei)

  1. One of the types of Han characters, containing those characters comprising a part that indicates the meaning, and a part that indicates the pronunciation.

References[edit]

  • 2002, Yasuo Kitahara, 明鏡国語辞典 (Meikyō Kokugo Jiten), First Edition (in Japanese), Tokyo: Taishūkan Shoten, ISBN 4469021067