混凝土

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Chinese[edit]

 
to mix; to get along; thoughtless; confused; dirty; mix
congeal; concentrate attention
 
earth; dust; rural; uncouth; uncultured; plebeian
simp. and trad.
(混凝土)

Etymology[edit]

Orthographic borrowing from Japanese 混凝土 (konkurīto).

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Noun[edit]

混凝土

  1. concrete (building material)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
こん
Grade: 5
こり > くりー
Grade: S

Grade: 1
on’yomi Irregular kan’on

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic matching of English concrete: from (kon, to blend; to mix) + (kori, congealing) + (to, dirt; soil); coined by Isamu Hiroi (広井勇).

Noun[edit]

混凝土 (katakana コンクリート, rōmaji konkurīto)

  1. Alternative form of コンクリート