船長

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Chinese[edit]

a boat; vessel; ship
 
long; length; forever; always; constantly; chief; head; elder; to grow; to develop
trad. (船長)
simp. (船长)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

船長

  1. ship or boat captain

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (船長):

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
せん
Grade: 2
ちょう
Grade: 2
on’yomi
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Etymology 1[edit]

(sen, ship) +‎ (chō, head)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

船長 (hiragana せんちょう, rōmaji senchō, historical hiragana せんちやう)

  1. a captain of a ship
    • 2017 September 29, “いたあるきのけい [Walk the Plank]”, in イクサラン [Ixalan], Wizards of the Coast:
       (せん) (ちょう)ブランディスが (ふね) (かん) (たい) (くわ)えるときには、その (ふね) (せん) (いん) (かん) (たん) (せん) (たく) () (しめ)す。 (したが)うか、 (うみ) ()ちるか。
      Senchō Burandisu ga fune o kantai ni kuwaeru toki ni wa, sono fune no sen'in ni kantan na sentakushi o shimesu. Shitagau ka, umi ni ochiru ka.
      When Captain Brandis adds a new ship to his fleet, he gives the crew a simple choice. Follow him, or fall in the sea.

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Etymology 2[edit]

(sen, ship) +‎ (chō, length)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

船長 (hiragana せんちょう, rōmaji senchō, historical hiragana せんちやう)

  1. the length of a ship