自動

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Chinese[edit]

 
from; self; oneself; since
 
to move; to change; to use; to act
trad. (自動)
simp. (自动)

Etymology[edit]

Wasei kango (和製漢語), borrowed from Japanese  () (どう) (jidō).

Pronunciation[edit]


Adjective[edit]

自動

  1. (attributive) automatic
  2. voluntary; of one's own accord; on one's initiative; spontaneous

Antonyms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

自動

  1. automatically
  2. voluntarily; of one's own accord; on one's initiative; spontaneously

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
どう
Grade: 3
on’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

自動 (hiragana じどう, rōmaji jidō)

  1. automatic movement, automatic functioning
  2. (grammar) intransitive verb (Abbreviation of 自動詞.)

Antonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Adjective[edit]

自動

  1. Hán tự form of tự động, “automatic, spontaneous