放送

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Chinese[edit]

 
to release; to free; to let go; to put; to place; to let out
 
to deliver; to carry; to give (as a present); to present (with); to see off; to send
simp. and trad.
(放送)

Etymology[edit]

Wasei kango (和製漢語), orthographically borrowed from Japanese  (ほう) (そう) (hōsō, broadcast)

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

放送

  1. to broadcast (a song)
  2. to send out (gifts); to give out, to release

Synonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

放送

  1. broadcast
  2. giveaway
    禮品放送 / 礼品放送  ―  lǐpǐn dà fàngsòng  ―  great gift giveaway

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ほう
Grade: 3
そう
Grade: 3
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

Term attested in the mid-Taishō period.

Wasei-kango compound of  (ほう) (, release) +  (そう) (, send).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

放送 (hiragana ほうそう, rōmaji hōsō, historical hiragana はうそう)

  1. broadcast (a radio or TV transmission on air)
     (ほう) (そう) () (かん)
    hōsō jikan
    broadcasting hours; air time

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

放送する (transitive, hiragana ほうそうする, rōmaji hōsō suru)

  1. broadcast
    • 1939, 海野十三, 人造人間エフ氏:
       (せん) (せい)、いまラジオが (りん) ()ニュースを (ほう) (そう)しています。
      “Sensei, ima rajio ga rinji nyūsu o hōsō shite imasu.
      Teacher, they're giving a special newscast on the radio right now.

Conjugation[edit]

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

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

放送 (bangsong) (hangeul 방송)

  1. Hanja form? of 방송, “broadcasting”.