序幕

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Chinese[edit]

order; sequence; preface stage curtain; tent
simp. and trad.
(序幕)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

序幕

  1. prologue; prelude
  2. (figuratively) beginning

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
じょ
Grade: 5
まく
Grade: 6
on’yomi

Noun[edit]

序幕 (hiragana じょまく, rōmaji jomaku)

  1. opening act
  2. prelude
    • 1946, 海野十三, 雪魔:
      それは (いま)気象台 (きしょうだい)記録 (きろく) (のこ)っている三十年来 (さんじゅうねんらい)大吹雪 (おおふぶき)序幕 (じょまく)だった。
      Sore wa ima mo kishōdai no kiroku ni nokotteiru san jū nen rai no ō-fubuki no jomaku datta.
      It was the prelude to a huge blizzard that would break meteorological records going back 30 years.