節約

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
せつ
Grade: 4
やく
Grade: 4
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

節約 (hiragana せつやく, romaji setsuyaku)

  1. frugality
    • 1935, 宮本百合子, 乳房:
      節約 (せつやく)で、台所 (だいどころ) ()はつけてない。
      Setsuyaku de, daidokoro no hi wa tsuketenai.
      To save money, I don't light the lamp in the kitchen.

Verb[edit]

節約 + する (hiragana せつやくする, romaji setsuyaku suru)

  1. economize

Conjugation[edit]


Mandarin[edit]

simpl. 节约
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin jiéyuē
Zhuyin ㄐㄧㄝˊ ㄩㄝ
IPA (key) /t͡ɕi̯ɛ³⁵ ɥ̯œ⁵⁵/

Verb[edit]

節約 (traditional, Pinyin jiéyuē, simplified 节约)

  1. to economise, to conserve (resources)

Adjective[edit]

節約 (traditional, Pinyin jiéyuē, simplified 节约)

  1. frugal