経緯

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
けい
Grade: 5

Grade: S
on'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

経緯 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 經緯, hiragana けいい, rōmaji keii, historical hiragana けいゐ)

  1. warp and woof, from 経糸 (tateito) and 緯糸 (yokoito)
  2. longitude and latitude, from 経度 (keido) and 緯度 (ido)
  3. developments of a certain situation. Compare warp and woof.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 5 Grade: S
Irregular

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

経緯 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 經緯, hiragana たてぬき, rōmaji tatenuki)

  1. warp and woof

Etymology 3[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 5 Grade: S
Irregular

Pronunciation[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

経緯 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 經緯, hiragana たてよこ, rōmaji tateyoko)

  1. warp and woof
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 5 Grade: S
Irregular

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

経緯 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 經緯, hiragana いきさつ, rōmaji ikisatsu)

  1. developments of a certain situation

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 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