単車

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See also: 单车 and 單車

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
たん
Grade: 4
しゃ
Grade: 1
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

Appears to be a coinage in Japan of elements derived from Middle Chinese, as a compound of (tan, solo, just one, in reference to the single seat) +‎ (sha, vehicle).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

単車 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 單車, hiragana たんしゃ, rōmaji tansha)

  1. a motorcycle, motorbike

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN