勘定

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Chinese[edit]

to investigate; to survey; to collate
 
to set; to fix; to determine; to decide; to order
simp. and trad.
(勘定)

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

勘定

  1. to check; to scrutinise; to collate
  2. to survey; to determine by measurement

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
かん
Grade: S
じょう
Grade: 3
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Middle Chinese compound 勘定 (khom? dengH, literally investigate + to make something settled). Compare modern Mandarin 勘定 (kāndìng, “to demarcate, to examine”).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

勘定 (hiragana かんじょう, rōmaji kanjō, historical hiragana かんぢやう)

  1. calculation
  2. (restaurant) check
    すみません。お勘定 (かんじょう)をおねがいします。
    Sumimasen. O-kanjō o onegai shimasu.
    Excuse me. The check, please.

Verb[edit]

勘定する (transitive, hiragana かんじょう, rōmaji kanjō, historical hiragana かんぢやう)

  1. calculate, reckon

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9