名刺

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Chinese[edit]

 
name; fame; to describe; place
 
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. visiting card; name card; business card

Usage notes[edit]

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

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
めい
Grade: 1

Grade: S
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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

名刺 (hiragana めいし, rōmaji 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 4095102535.