歴史家

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Kanji in this term
れき
Grade: 4

Grade: 4

Grade: 2
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Middle Chinese compound 歷史家 (lek sriX, literally pass by + scribe + household). Compare modern Min Nan reading le̍k-sú-ka.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

歴史家 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 歷史家, hiragana れきしか, rōmaji rekishika)

  1. historian

Usage notes[edit]

Refers both to a person who studies history academically, and to a person who is knowledgeable about history.

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN