細胞

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See also: 细胞

Chinese[edit]

 
fine; minutely; thin; slender
the placenta; womb
trad. (細胞)
simp. (细胞)

Etymology[edit]

Wasei kango (和製漢語), borrowed from Japanese 細胞 (さいぼう) (saibō, cell)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

細胞

  1. (biology) cell
  2. (figuratively) aptitude; ability

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

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Kanji in this term
さい
Grade: 2
ほう > ぼう
Grade: S
on’yomi
Kanji in this term
さい
Grade: 2
ほう
Grade: S
on’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

細胞

細胞 (hiragana さいぼう, rōmaji saibō, historical hiragana さいばう) (alternative reading hiragana さいほう, romaji saihō, historical hiragana さいはう)

  1. (biology) cell

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 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

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

細胞 (sepo) (hangeul 세포)

  1. Hanja form? of 세포, “cell”.

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Noun[edit]

細胞

  1. Hán tự form of tế bào, “cell