空中

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Chinese[edit]

 
emptied; leisure; air; sky; empty; in vain
 
middle; center; within; among; in; while (doing sth); during; China; Chinese; hit (the mark)
simp. and trad.
(空中)

Pronunciation[edit]


Adjective[edit]

空中

  1. (attributive) aerial; in the air; in the sky

Noun[edit]

空中

  1. air; sky; overhead

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
くう
Grade: 1
ちゅう
Grade: 1
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Middle Chinese 空中 (MC kʰuŋ ʈɨuŋ, “sky; air + middle”).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

空中 (hiragana くうちゅう, rōmaji kūchū)

  1. midair; the air; the sky
     (くう) (ちゅう) (まわ)
    kūchū de mawaru
    to spin around in the air

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
  3. ^ 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]

空中 (gongjung) (hangeul 공중)

  1. Hanja form? of 공중, “the air”.