人口

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Chinese[edit]

man; person; people mouth; (a measure word, for people, livestock or utensils)
simp. and trad.
(人口)
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Noun[edit]

人口

  1. population (people living within a political or geographical boundary)
    城市人口  ―  chéngshì rénkǒu  ―  urban population
    控制人口增長 / 控制人口增长  ―  kòngzhì rénkǒu zēngcháng  ―  to control population growth
    人口分佈 / 人口分布  ―  rénkǒu fēnbù  ―  population distribution
    人口密集  ―  rénkǒu mìjí  ―  densely-populated
    低端人口  ―  dīduān rénkǒu  ―  low-end population
    常住人口  ―  chángzhù rénkǒu  ―  permanent resident population
  2. number of people in a family
  3. mouths to feed
  4. people (in general contexts)

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Usage notes[edit]

In Chinese, 人口 is used to describe a population of people. To describe a population of species, the term 種群种群 (zhǒngqún) is used instead.

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
じん
Grade: 1
こう
Grade: 1
on’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

人口(じんこう) (jinkō

  1. population
    • 1947, 宮本百合子, 道標:
      しかし最近(さいきん)数年間(すうねんかん)にフランスの農業(のうぎょう)人口(じんこう)()りつづけているということだった。
      Shikashi saikin no sūnenkan ni furansu no nōgyō jinkō wa heritsuzukete iru to iu koto datta.
      In recent years, however, the population of French farmers has continued to decrease.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

人口 (in-gu) (hangeul 인구)

  1. Hanja form? of 인구 (population).

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this term

Noun[edit]

人口

  1. Hán tự form of nhân khẩu (population).