被爆者

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

被爆者

  1. hibakusha

Japanese[edit]

Japanese Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia ja
Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia
Kanji in this term

Grade: S
ばく
Grade: S
しゃ
Grade: 3
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

Compound of 被爆 (hibaku, the act of being bombed) +‎ (sha, person).[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

被爆者 (hiragana ひばくしゃ, romaji hibakusha)

  1. hibakusha: a victim of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima or Nagasaki during World War II

Usage notes[edit]

Although this term literally means “someone who was bombed” regardless of the type of bomb, modern usage is generally restricted to the specific sense of someone who experienced the atomic bombings of Hiroshima or Nagasaki.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  3. 3.0 3.1 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
  4. 4.0 4.1 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13143-0