下部

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Chinese[edit]

 
under; second; next; lower; below; underneath; down(wards); to decline; to go down; latter
 
ministry; department; section; part; division; troops; board; (a measure word); (a measure word for works of literature, films, machines, etc.)
simp. and trad.
(下部)
anagram 部下

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Noun[edit]

下部

  1. lower part, lower portion; substructure
  2. (euphemistic) genitalia region
  3. the last part (in a television/book series)

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1

Grade: 3
on'yomi

From Middle Chinese compound 下部(X buwX).

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Noun[edit]

下部 ‎(hiragana かぶ, romaji kabu)

  1. lower part

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Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
しも
Grade: 1

Grade: 3
kun'yomi

Compound of (shimo) +‎ (be).

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Noun[edit]

下部 ‎(hiragana しもべ, romaji shimobe)

  1. manservant; servant
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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

下部 ‎(habu) ‎(hangeul 하부)

  1. Hanja form? of 하부, “lower part”.