名刺

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Chinese[edit]

 
name; fame; to describe
name; fame; to describe; place
 
thorn; sting; prick
thorn; sting; prick; pierce; stab; thrust; assassinate; murder
simp. and trad.
(名刺)

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]


Note: mè-sì - from Japanese.

Noun[edit]

名刺

  1. (literary) visiting card; name card; business card

Usage notes[edit]

  • This word has largely been overtaken by its modern counterpart 名片 (míngpiàn).

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
めい
Grade: 1

Grade: S
on’yomi
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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(めい)() (meishi

  1. business card; calling card.
    (めい)()()
    meishi o dasu
    to present one's calling card
    (めい)()(わた)(かた)()()(かた)
    meishi no watashikata to uketorikata
    the way of handing over and receiving business cards
    (めい)()(こう)(かん)
    meishi kōkan
    business card exchange

Usage notes[edit]

References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.
  1. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN