通信

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
つう
Grade: 2
しん
Grade: 4
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Sinitic 通信.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

通信 (hiragana つうしん, romaji tsūshin)

  1. communication
    飛行機 (ひこうき)からの通信 (つうしん) ()れた。
    hikōki kara no tsūshin ga kireta.
    We've lost communication with the airplane.
  2. correspondence
  3. news

Compounds[edit]

Verb[edit]

通信 + する (hiragana つうしんする, romaji tsūshin suru)

  1. to communicate (generally using an electronic device)

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin tōngxìn
Zhuyin ㄊㄨㄥ ㄒㄧㄣˋ
IPA (key) /tʰʊŋ⁵⁵ ɕin⁵¹/

Noun[edit]

通信 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin tōngxìn)

  1. communication

Verb[edit]

通信 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin tōngxìn)

  1. to communicate