時計

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
けい
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Literary Chinese 土圭, which is a sundial used in the Zhou Dynasty.

Noun[edit]

時計 (hiragana とけい, romaji tokei)

  1. clock; watch; timepiece; timekeeper

Derived terms[edit]

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

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Noun[edit]

時計 (sigye) (hangeul 시계)

  1. Hanja form? of 시계, “clock; watch”.