螺旋

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Jinmeiyō Grade: S

Etymology[edit]

Sinitic. Date of borrowing unknown. Compare modern Mandarin 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

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin luóxuán
Zhuyin ㄌㄨㄛˊ ㄒㄩㄢˊ
IPA (key) /lu̯ɔ³⁵ ɕy̯ɛn³⁵/

Noun[edit]

螺旋 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin luóxuán)

  1. helix, spiral