曳航

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
えい
Jinmeiyō
こう
Grade: 4
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

曳航 (hiragana えいこう, romaji eikō)

  1. towing a ship

Verb[edit]

曳航 + する (transitive, hiragana えいこうする, romaji eikō suru)

  1. tow a ship
    • 1934, 島木健作, 鰊漁場:
       (よる) ()けてから陸地 (りくち) (むか)って曳航 (えいこう)した
      yoru ga akete kara rikuchi ni mukatte eikō shita
      as day broke, we towed it back toward land

Conjugation[edit]