鎮火

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ちん
Grade: S

Grade: 1
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

鎮火 (hiragana ちんか, romaji chinka)

  1. extinguishing

Verb[edit]

鎮火 + する (hiragana ちんかする, romaji chinka suru)

  1. (of a fire) be extinguished; be put out
    • 1936, 海野十三, 雷:
      油店 (あぶらてん)からの火災 (かさい)も、附近数百 (ふきんすうひゃく) ()いただけで、それ以上延焼 (いじょうえんしょう)することもなく (さいわ)いに鎮火 (ちんか)した。
      aburaten kara no kasai mo, fukin sū hyaku o yaita dake de, sore ijō enshō suru koto mo naku saiwai ni chinka shita.
      The conflagration that started at the cooking oil store burned several hundred buildings around it, and it's lucky it was extinguished before it spread further.

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