利息

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Chinese[edit]

 
advantage; benefit; profit; sharp
 
news; interest; breath; rest
simp. and trad.
(利息)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

利息

  1. (finance) interest (on mortgages or savings)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 4
そく
Grade: 3
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

利息 (hiragana りそく, romaji risoku)

  1. interest
    • 1931, 岡本綺堂, 青蛙神:
      利息 (りそく)などを ()ろうとするから、 (かえ)って (おお)きい (そん)をするのだ。
      Risoku nado o torō to suru kara, kaette ōkii son o suru no da.
      Once you take interest and so on into account, you actually end up losing a lot.