戦闘

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See also: 戰鬥

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
せん
Grade: 4
とう
Grade: S
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese 戰鬪 (*jiɛ̀n *təuH). Compare modern Mandarin traditional 戰鬥 and simplified 战斗 (zhàndòu).

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戦闘 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 戰鬪, hiragana せんとう, romaji sentō)

  1. a battle, a fight, combat
    戦闘 (せんとう)開始 (かいし)する、戦闘 (せんとう)中止 (ちゅうし)する、戦闘 (せんとう)参加 (さんか)する
    sentō o kaishi suru, sentō o chūshi suru, sentō ni sanka suru
    to commence hostilities / to start fighting, to suspend hostilities / to stop fighting, to see combat / to participate in a battle or action

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Verb[edit]

戦闘 + する (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 戰鬪, hiragana せんとうする, romaji sentō suru)

  1. to fight, to battle

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9