学生

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See also: 學生

Chinese[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see 學生 (“student; pupil; disciple; follower”).
(This term, 学生, is the simplified form of 學生.)
Notes:

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
がく
Grade: 1
せい
Grade: 1
goon kan’on

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese 學生 (MC ɦˠʌk̚ ʃˠæŋ). The use of the 呉音 (goon, literally Wu sound) reading for the first character and the 漢音 (kan'on, literally Han sound) reading for the second character suggests either an innovation within Japanese, or later influence from another dialect of Chinese.

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Noun[edit]

学生(がくせい) (gakusei (kyūjitai 學生)

  1. a student (usually of a university, sometimes of a high school)

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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
  3. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  4. ^ 1960, Tetsuo Hirayama (平山輝男, editor), 全国アクセント辞典 (Zenkoku Akusento Jiten, Nationwide Accent Dictionary), (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Tōkyōdō, →ISBN