寒冷

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
かん
Grade: 3
れい
Grade: 4
on'yomi

Adjectival noun[edit]

寒冷 (-na inflection, hiragana かんれい, romaji kanrei)

  1. cold
    • 1948, 海野十三, 三十年後の世界:
      表面 (ひょうめん)寒冷 (かんれい)でも (なか)はずっと (あたた)かいからね。
      hyōmen wa kanrei demo naka wa zutto atatakai kara ne.
      The surface is cold but the inside is always warm, you see.

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

寒冷 (hiragana かんれい, romaji kanrei)

  1. chill, chilliness

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin hánlěng
Zhuyin ㄏㄢˊ ㄌㄥˇ
IPA (key) /xa̠n³⁵ lɤŋ²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/

Adjective[edit]

寒冷 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin hánlěng)

  1. cold; freezing
    室外非常寒冷大家身體蜷縮起來保暖
    室外非常寒冷大家身体蜷缩起来保暖
    Shìwài fēicháng hánlěng, dàjiā dōu bǎ shēntǐ quánsuō qǐlái bǎonuǎn.
    It's freezing outside, everyone huddle together to keep warm.