火器

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Chinese[edit]

fire device; tool; utensil
simp. and trad.
(火器)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

火器 (classifier )

  1. (weaponry) firearm

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1

Grade: 4
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

/kwaki//kaki/

From Middle Chinese compound 火器 ‎(*xwaX khijH, literally fire + vessel). Compare modern Mandarin 火器 ‎(huǒqì).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

火器 ‎(hiragana かき, romaji kaki, historical hiragana くわき)

  1. a vessel or container for holding a fire, such as a brazier; more specifically, a kind of hibachi
  2. (weaponry) a firearm

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Noun[edit]

火器 ‎(hwagi) ‎(hangeul 화기)

  1. Hanja form? of 화기, “firearm”.