警察

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
けい
Grade: 6
さつ
Grade: 4
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

警察 (hiragana けいさつ, romaji keisatsu)

  1. the police
    警察 (けいさつ)逮捕 (たいほ)される
    keisatsu ni taiho sareru
    arrested by the police

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Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Noun[edit]

警察 (gyeongchal) (hangeul 경찰)

  1. Hanja form? of 경찰, “police”.

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin jǐngchá
Zhuyin ㄐㄧㄥˇ ㄔㄚˊ
IPA (key) /t͡ɕiŋ²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ ʈ͡ʂʰa̠³⁵/
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Noun[edit]

警察 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin jǐngchá)

  1. police
  2. police officer

Usage notes[edit]

  • Whilst jǐngchá (警察) usually refers to the police and police officers outside China, the equivalent institution in the PRC is actually called gōng'ān (公安), literally, "public security".

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Min Nan[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Noun[edit]

警察 (traditional and simplified, POJ kíng-chhat)

  1. police (still used in Taiwan)