症状

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
しょう
Grade: S
じょう
Grade: 5
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese 癥狀 (“abdominal tumor / disease + form or appearance”). Compare modern simplified Mandarin 症状 (zhèngzhuàng, symptom).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

症状 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 症狀, hiragana しょうじょう, historical hiragana しゃうじゃう, romaji shōjō)

  1. (medicine) a symptom
    ウルシに ()れるとどういう症状 (しょうじょう)ですか。気触 (かぶ)れるのですか。
    urushi ni fureru to dō iu shōjō desu ka. kabureru no desu ka.
    When you touch poison ivy, what kind of symptoms are there? Do you break out in a rash?
  2. (medicine) a patient's medical condition
    患者 (かんじゃ)症状 (しょうじょう)悪化 (あっか)した。
    kanja no shōjō ga akka shita.
    The patient's condition worsened.

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl.
trad. 症狀

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin zhèngzhuàng
Zhuyin ㄓㄥˋ ㄓㄨㄤˋ
IPA (key) /ʈ͡ʂɤŋ⁵¹⁻⁵³ ʈ͡ʂu̯ɑŋ⁵¹/
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Noun[edit]

症状 (simplified, Pinyin zhèngzhuàng, traditional 症狀)

  1. symptom