新居

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Chinese[edit]

new; newly; meso- (chem.) reside
trad. (新居)
simp. #(新居)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

新居

  1. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) current residence
  2. new residence; new home (new either as a building or to the resident(s))

Antonyms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
しん
Grade: 2
きょ
Grade: 5
on’yomi kan’on

Etymology[edit]

Either from Middle Chinese compound 新居 (MC siɪn kɨʌ, literally “new + residence”), or coined independently in Japanese of Middle Chinese-derived elements as a compound of (shin, new) +‎ (kyo, residence).

First cited to a text from 1403.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(しん)(きょ) (shinkyo

  1. [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)

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN