懲役

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See also: 惩役

Chinese[edit]

punish; discipline service
trad. (懲役)
simp. (惩役)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

懲役

  1. (literary) forced labor; servitude

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ちょう
Grade: S
えき
Grade: 3
on’yomi

Noun[edit]

懲役 (hiragana ちょうえき, rōmaji chōeki)

  1. time in prison, prison sentence, penal servitude
    • 1906, Natsume Sōseki, Botchan:
      ただ懲役 (ちょうえき) ()かないで ()きているばかりである。
      Tada chōeki ni ikanai de ikite iru bakari de aru.
      I am living without becoming but a jailbird.