汽船

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Chinese[edit]

steam; vapor a boat; vessel; ship
simp. and trad.
(汽船)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

汽船 (classifier )

  1. steamship; steamboat
  2. motorboat

Synonyms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

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汽船 (kisen): a steamship.
Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
せん
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

Probably coined in Japan from Middle Chinese-derived components, as a compound of (ki, steam) +‎ (sen, boat, ship).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

汽船 (hiragana きせん, romaji kisen)

  1. steamship

References[edit]

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

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Noun[edit]

汽船 (giseon) (hangeul 기선)

  1. Hanja form? of 기선, “steamship”.