殲滅

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See also: 歼灭

Chinese[edit]

annihilate extinguish
trad. (殲滅)
simp. (歼灭)

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

殲滅

  1. to annihilate; to eradicate

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
せん
Hyōgaiji
めつ
Grade: S
on’yomi

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese compound 殲滅 (tziɛm mjiet, literally annihilate + destroy).

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Noun[edit]

殲滅 (hiragana せんめつ, rōmaji senmetsu)

  1. annihilation, eradication, extermination

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Verb[edit]

殲滅する (transitive, hiragana せんめつする, rōmaji senmetsu suru)

  1. to annihilate; to eradicate, to exterminate

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References[edit]

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