襯衣

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Hyōgaiji Grade: 4

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

襯衣 (hiragana しんい, romaji shin'i)

  1. underwear

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

襯衣 (katakana シャツ, hiragana しゃつ, romaji shatsu)

  1. (uncommon) shirt
    • 1906, Natsume Sōseki, Botchan:
      もっとも (おどろ)いたのはこの (あつ)いのにフランネルの襯衣 (しゃつ) ()ている。
      mottomo odoroita no wa kono atsui noni furanneru no shatsu o kiteiru.
      But what surprised me most was that he wore a flannel shirt.

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. 衬衣
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin chènyī
Zhuyin ㄔㄣˋ ㄧ
IPA (key) /ʈ͡ʂʰən⁵¹ i⁵⁵/

Noun[edit]

襯衣 (traditional, Pinyin chènyī, simplified 衬衣)

  1. (Elementary Mandarin) underclothes; shirt