為替

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: S Grade: S

Etymology[edit]

Alteration of 交わし (kawashi, an exchange), from 交わす (kawasu, to exchange).

Noun[edit]

為替 (hiragana かわせ, romaji kawase)

  1. money order
    二十万円 (にじゅうまんえん)敷金 (しききん)為替 (かわせ)送金 (そうきん)します。
    ni jū man en no shikikin o kawase de sōkin shimasu.
    I'll send you the ¥200,000 deposit by money order.
  2. money exchange
    外国 (がいこく)為替 (かわせ)
    gaikoku kawase
    foreign [currency] exchange

See also[edit]

  • 交わせ (kawase): exchange (of things other than currency)