精子

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Chinese[edit]

 
energy; perfect; excellent
energy; perfect; excellent; refined; very; proficient
 
child; son; (noun suffix)
child; son; (noun suffix); small thing; seed; egg; 1st earthly branch; 11 pm-1 am; midnight
trad. (精子)
simp. #(精子)
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Noun[edit]

精子

  1. (cytology) sperm cell; spermatozoon
  2. (proscribed) semen

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Japanese[edit]

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精子 (seishi): a sperm cell fertilizing an egg cell.
Kanji in this term
せい
Grade: 5

Grade: 1
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

May be from Chinese 精子.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(せい)() (seishi

  1. (biology, cytology) a spermatozoon, a sperm cell

References[edit]

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

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

精子 (jeongja or McCune-Reischauer: chŏngsa or Yale: cengsa) (hangeul 정자)

  1. Hanja form? of 정자 (sperm cell).