消息

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Chinese[edit]

 
consume; news; subside; to disappear; to vanish
 
news; interest; breath; rest
simp. and trad.
(消息)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

消息

  1. (Beginning Mandarin) message; news

Usage notes[edit]

  • Note that: while in English, "news" is usually not countable, this is not the case in Mandarin, as one can say:

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
しょう
Grade: 3
そく
Grade: 3
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

消息 (hiragana しょうそく, romaji shōsoku)

  1. word (news, tidings)
  2. recent information, developments

References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Noun[edit]

消息 (sosik) (hangeul 소식)

  1. Hanja form? of 소식, “news”.