機關

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. 机关
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin jīguān
Zhuyin ㄐㄧ ㄍㄨㄢ
IPA (key) /t͡ɕi⁵⁵ ku̯a̠n⁵⁵/

Adjective[edit]

機關 (traditional, Pinyin jīguān, simplified 机关)

  1. machine-operated
    機關槍
    machine gun

Noun[edit]

機關 (traditional, Pinyin jīguān, simplified 机关)

  1. (Elementary Mandarin) government organization; institution, institute
  2. mechanism
  3. (figuratively) scheme, intrigue

References[edit]

  • "機關" (in Mandarin/English), Dr.eye. URL accessed on 2009-06-15.
  • 2006, Marianne (ed.) Davidson; Julie Kleeman, Sarah Waldram, Collins Chinese Dictionary, edition 2nd edition (in English/Chinese), Glasgow, New York: Collins, ISBN-13 978-0-00-722391-6:
  • "机关" (in Mandarin/English), Jukuu. URL accessed on 2009-06-15.