航空母艦

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See also: 航空母舰

Chinese[edit]

to fly in the air mother ship
trad. (航空母艦) 航空 母艦
simp. (航空母舰) 航空 母舰
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Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

航空母艦

  1. aircraft carrier

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
こう
Grade: 4
くう
Grade: 1

Grade: 2
かん
Grade: S
on’yomi
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こうくうかん

Etymology[edit]

航空 (kōkū, aviation) +‎ 母艦 (bokan, mother ship)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

航空母艦 (hiragana こうくうぼかん, rōmaji kōkū bokan, historical hiragana かうくうぼかん)

  1. an aircraft carrier

Usage note[edit]

This term is usually abbreviated as  (くう) () (kūbo).

References[edit]

  • 2002, Yasuo Kitahara, 明鏡国語辞典 (Meikyō Kokugo Jiten), First Edition (in Japanese), Tokyo: Taishūkan Shoten, ISBN 4469021067