時計

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Chinese[edit]

 
o'clock; time; when; hour; season; period
 
to calculate; to compute; to count; reckon; ruse; to plan
trad. (時計)
simp. (时计)

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 時計 ‎(tokei) (Can this(+) etymology be sourced?)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

時計

  1. (literary) clock; timepiece; timekeeper

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
とき > と
Grade: 2
けい
Grade: 2
Irregular

Etymology[edit]

From Literary Chinese 土圭, which is a sundial used in the Zhou Dynasty(Can this(+) etymology be sourced?). The kanji are jukujikun (熟字訓).

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

時計 ‎(hiragana とけい, romaji tokei, alternative reading ときはかり, romaji tokihakari)

  1. clock, watch, timepiece, timekeeper

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  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 978-4-14-011112-3

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

時計 ‎(sigye) ‎(hangeul 시계)

  1. Hanja form? of 시계, “timepiece”.