助手

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Chinese[edit]

to help; to assist hand; convenient; ‑er
simp. and trad.
(助手)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

助手

  1. assistant; helper

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
じょ
Grade: 3
しゅ
Grade: 1
on’yomi

From Sinitic.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

助手 (hiragana じょしゅ, rōmaji joshu)

  1. assistant, helper
  2. an assistant to a professor (but not a professor themselves)

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
すけ
Grade: 3

Grade: 1
kun’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

助手 (hiragana すけて, rōmaji sukete)

  1. helper
  2. a position in ancient Sumo performed at an imperial court

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN