経緯

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
けい
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Grade: S
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

経緯 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 經緯, 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 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 經緯, hiragana たてぬき, romaji tatenuki)

  1. warp and weft

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

経緯 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 經緯, hiragana たてよこ, romaji tateyoko)

  1. warp and weft

Etymology 4[edit]

Noun[edit]

経緯 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 經緯, hiragana いきさつ, romaji ikisatsu)

  1. developments of a certain situation