百日咳

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Chinese[edit]

one hundred days cough; sound of sighing
simp. and trad.
(百日咳)
百日
Literally: “hundred-day cough”.
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Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

百日咳

  1. (medicine) pertussis; whooping cough
    百日咳疫苗  ―  bǎirìké yìmiáo  ―  pertussis vaccine

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ひゃく
Grade: 1
にち
Grade: 1
せき > ぜき
Hyōgaiji
jūbakoyomi

Etymology[edit]

From 百日 (ひゃくにち, hyakunichi, 100 days) +‎ (せき, seki, cough). The seki changes to zeki as an instance of rendaku (連濁).

Noun[edit]

百日咳 (hiragana ひゃくにちぜき, rōmaji hyakunichizeki)

  1. pertussis; whooping cough