小説

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See also: 小說 and 小说

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
しょう
Grade: 1
せつ
Grade: 4
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From (shō, small) +‎ (setsu, narrative, story).

Noun[edit]

小説 ‎(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 小說, counter , hiragana しょうせつ, romaji shōsetsu)

  1. novel, story, fiction

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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.