珍紛漢

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ちん
Grade: S
ふん > ぷん
Grade: S
かん
Grade: 3
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

An imitation of Chinese. The kanji are ateji (当て字).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjectival noun[edit]

珍紛漢 (-na inflection, hiragana ちんぷんかん, rōmaji chinpunkan)

  1. unintelligible

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Noun[edit]

珍紛漢 (hiragana ちんぷんかん, rōmaji chinpunkan)

  1. unintelligible speech; gibberish; "all Greek to me".

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN