社員

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See also: 社员

Chinese[edit]

society; group person; employee; member
trad. (社員)
simp. (社员)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

社員

  1. member (of a club, society, commune etc.)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
しゃ
Grade: 2
いん
Grade: 3
on'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

社員 (hiragana しゃいん, rōmaji shain, historical hiragana しやゐん)

  1. member of a company
    社員食堂 (しゃいんしょくどう)
    shain shokudō
    staff cafeteria

Usage notes[edit]

Often used with reference to a particular company. For “company employee” as an occupation,  (かい) (しゃ) (いん) (kaishain) is often used.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13143-0

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

社員 (sawon) (hangeul 사원)

  1. Hanja form? of 사원, “member of a company”.