俘虜

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Chinese[edit]

prisoner of war take captive
trad. (俘虜)
simp. (俘虏)

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

俘虜

  1. to capture the enemy; to take captive

Noun[edit]

俘虜

  1. captive; prisoner of war

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Hyōgaiji Grade: S

Noun[edit]

俘虜 ‎(hiragana ふりょ, romaji furyo)

  1. captive, prisoner of war
    • 1938, 海野十三, 怪塔王:
      帝国軍人 (ていこくぐんじん)俘虜 (ふりょ)になるとは、この (うえ)もない不名誉 (ふめいよ)だ。
      Teikoku gunjin ga furyo ni naru to wa, kono ue mo nai fumeiyo da.
      There is no greater dishonor for the imperial soldier than to become a prisoner of war.