経緯

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 5 Grade: S

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

経緯 (hiragana けいい, romaji keii)

  1. warp and weft, from 経糸 (たていと, tateito) and 緯糸 (よこいと, yokoito)
  2. longitude and latitude, from 経度 and 緯度
  3. developments of a certain situation. Compare warp and woof.

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

経緯 (hiragana たてぬき, romaji tatenuki)

  1. warp and weft

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

経緯 (hiragana たてよこ, romaji tateyoko)

  1. warp and weft

Etymology 4[edit]

Noun[edit]

経緯 (hiragana いきさつ, romaji ikisatsu)

  1. developments of a certain situation