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
    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
  2. number of people in a family
  3. mouths to feed
  4. people (in general contexts)

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 (hiragana じんこう, rōmaji jinkō)

  1. population
    • 1947, 宮本百合子, 道標:
      しかし最近 (さいきん) (すう) (ねん) (かん)にフランスの (のう) (ぎょう) (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 978-4-14-011112-3
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

人口 (in-gu) (hangeul 인구)

  1. Hanja form? of 인구, “population”.