化石

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Chinese[edit]

 
to make into; to change into; -ization; to ... -ize; to transform
rock; stone; 10 pecks
simp. and trad.
(化石)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

化石

  1. (Intermediate Mandarin) fossil

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
せき
Grade: 1
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From (ka, change into) + (seki, stone)

Noun[edit]

化石 (hiragana かせき, romaji kaseki)

  1. fossil, fossil remains
  2. petrifaction
  3. (metaphor, insult) out-of-date person, thing

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

化石 + する (hiragana かせきする, romaji kaseki suru)

  1. to fossilize

Conjugation[edit]