航空便

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
便
こう
Grade: 4
くう
Grade: 1
びん
Grade: 4
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

Short for 航空郵便. (which is less common).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

航空便 (hiragana こうくうびん, rōmaji kōkūbin, historical hiragana かうくうびん)

  1. airmail; postal transport by airplane.
    これを航空便 (こうくうびん)でお (ねが)いします。
    Kore o kōkūbin de o-negaishimasu.
    Please [deliver] this by airmail.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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