螺旋

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Chinese[edit]

screw; snail lathe; specially for an occasion; revolve
simp. and trad.
(螺旋)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

螺旋

  1. helix, spiral

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Jinmeiyō
せん
Grade: S
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

Sinitic. Date of borrowing unknown. Compare modern Chinese 螺旋 (luóxuán).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

螺旋 (hiragana らせん, romaji rasen)

  1. a helix, a spiral
  2. a screw

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3