遺書

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 6
しょ
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

遺書 (hiragana いしょ, romaji isho)

  1. a letter or note left by one immediately before death

See also[edit]

  • 遺言 (ゆいごん or いごん, yuigon or igon)

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. 遗书
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin yíshū
Zhuyin ㄧˊ ㄕㄨ
IPA (key) /i³⁵ ʂu⁵⁵/

Noun[edit]

遺書 (traditional, Pinyin yíshū, simplified 遗书)

  1. (literary) posthumous papers; writings of an author now dead
  2. (literary) a letter or note left by one immediately before death

Verb[edit]

遺書 (traditional, Pinyin wèishū, simplified 遗书)

  1. (archaic) to send a letter