新幹線

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Chinese[edit]

new; newly; meso- (chem.) main line, trunk line
trad. (新幹線) 幹線
simp. (新干线) 干线

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

新幹線

  1. (Japanese) bullet train; shinkansen

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Japanese[edit]

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新幹線 (shinkansen): a bullet train.
Kanji in this term
しん
Grade: 2
かん
Grade: 5
せん
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

(new) +‎ 幹線 (main line)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

新幹線 (hiragana しんかんせん, romaji shinkansen)

  1. Japanese super express, bullet train, a line which extremely fast trains run on in Japan; shinkansen
    a replacement for Japan's national railway company's past main lines

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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