名刺

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Chinese[edit]

name; (measure word for persons); place (e.g. among winners)
 
thorn; sting; prick; pierce; stab; thrust; assassinate; murder
simp. and trad.
(名刺)

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

名刺

  1. visiting card; name card; business card

Usage notes[edit]

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

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
めい
Grade: 1

Grade: S
on'yomi
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Noun[edit]

名刺 ‎(hiragana めいし, romaji meishi)

  1. Business card; calling card.

References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.