消除

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Chinese[edit]

 
consume; news; subside; to disappear; to vanish
 
remove; do away with; wipe out; divide; except
simp. and trad.
(消除)

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

消除

  1. to remove; to clear; to eliminate; to dispel
    消除隱患 / 消除隐患  ―  xiāochú yǐnhuàn  ―  to remove hidden dangers
    消除愚昧  ―  xiāochú yúmèi  ―  to eliminate ignorance

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
しょう
Grade: 3
じょ
Grade: 6
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle Chinese 消除 (MC siᴇu ɖɨʌ|ɖɨʌH, literally “to vanish + to remove”). Compare modern Mandarin reading xiāochú, Min Nan siau-tû.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

消除 (hiragana しょうじょ, rōmaji shōjo, historical hiragana せうぢょ)

  1. vanishing, disappearance, removal, erasure

Verb[edit]

消除する (transitive and intransitive, suru conjugation, hiragana しょうじょする, rōmaji shōjo suru, historical hiragana せうぢょする)

  1. (intransitive) to vanish, to disappear
  2. (transitive) to make something vanish or disappear, to remove, to erase

Usage notes[edit]

This term is seldom used in modern Japanese, and is not included in some dictionaries.[2]

The more common terms are  () ()せる (kieuseru) for the transitive verb, or  (じょ) (きょ) (jokyo) for either the noun or verb.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN