火災

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See also: 火灾

Chinese[edit]

 
fire; angry; fierce
fire; angry; fierce; fiery; thriving
disaster; calamity
trad. (火災)
simp. (火灾)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

火災

  1. fire (as a disaster); conflagration
    撲滅火災 / 扑灭火灾  ―  pūmiè huǒzāi  ―  to extinguish a fire
    火災使用電梯 [MSC, trad.]
    火灾使用电梯 [MSC, simp.]
    Yù yǒu huǒzāi qǐng wù shǐyòng diàntī. [Pinyin]
    Do not use elevator in case of fire.

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
さい
Grade: 5
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

/kwasai//kasai/

From Middle Chinese compound 火災 (xwaX tsoj). Compare modern Mandarin reading huǒzāi.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

()(さい) (kasaiくわさい (kwasai)?

  1. fire, conflagration (as in a disaster)
  2. (Buddhism) one of the three major calamities that destroy the world

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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
  2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN