場合

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See also: 场合

Chinese[edit]

 
courtyard; open space; place; field; a measure word; (a measure word, used for sport or recreation)
 
to close; to gather; to join; to fit; all; together
trad. (場合)
simp. (场合)

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Japanese  (ばあ) () (baai).

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Noun[edit]

場合

  1. place
  2. occasion; situation

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
あい
Grade: 2
kun’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

場合 (hiragana ばあい, rōmaji baai, historical hiragana ばあひ)

  1. case (as in in "that case"), occasion
    • 1916, 河上肇, 貧乏物語:
      ドイツの (ばあ) () (とく)にそうである。
      Doitsu no baai ga toku ni sō de aru.
      It's particularly the case with Germany.
  2. circumstances, situation
    • 1917, 芥川龍之介, 偸盗:
      あるいは (ばあ) ()によっては、 (ころ)されてもいい。
      Arui wa baai ni yotte wa, korosarete mo ii.
      In some circumstances, it's not bad to be killed.

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References[edit]

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