公司

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
こう
Grade: 2

Grade: 4
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

公司 (hiragana こうし, romaji kōshi)

  1. company, firm - used for Chinese companies.

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin gōngsī
Zhuyin ㄍㄨㄥ ㄙ
IPA (key) /kʊŋ⁵⁵ sz̩⁵⁵/

Noun[edit]

公司 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin gōngsī)

  1. company, firm
  2. (dated) Kongsi, or "clan hall" (benevolent organisations of Overseas Chinese of the same origin)

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