|new; newly; meso- (chem.)||reside|
- (Can we verify(+) this sense?) current residence
- new residence; new home (new either as a building or to the resident(s))
|Kanji in this term|
Either from Middle Chinese compound 新居 (, literally “ siɪn kɨʌnew + residence”), or coined independently in Japanese of Middle Chinese-derived elements as a compound of 新 (shin, “new”) + 居 (kyo, “residence”).
First cited to a text from 1403.
- [from 1403] a new house, a new home, either one that has been built new or that has been moved into recently
- Antonym: 旧居 (kyūkyo, literally “old residence”)