生計

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Chinese[edit]

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Noun[edit]

生計

  1. livelihood

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
せい
Grade: 1
けい
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

生計 (hiragana せいけい, romaji seikei)

  1. livelihood
    • 1910, 夏目漱石, 門:
      小女 (こおんな)一人使 (ひとりつか)って、 (あさ)から (ばん)までことりと (おと)もしないように (しずか)かな生計 (せいけい) ()てていた。
      koonna o hitori tsukatte, asa kara ban made kotori to oto mo shinai yō ni shizukaka na seikei o tatete ita.
      They had only a young maid, and from morning to night they led a livelihood so quiet that one could hear a pin drop.