覆蓋

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Chinese[edit]

 
to cover; to overflow; to reply to a letter; to overturn; to capsize
 
(surname); lid; top; cover; canopy; to build
trad. (覆蓋)
simp. (覆盖)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

覆蓋

  1. cover
  2. plant cover; vegetation

Verb[edit]

覆蓋

  1. to cover
  2. to extend to; to involve; to affect

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ふく
Grade: S
がい
Grade: S
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese 覆蓋 ‎(phjuwk kajH, literally cover + lid). Compare modern Cantonese reading fuk1 goi3.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

覆蓋 ‎(hiragana ふくがい, romaji fukugai)

  1. (rare) the act of covering
  2. (rare) a covering, something that covers

Synonyms[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Rarely used. The synonyms are much more common.

Verb[edit]

覆蓋 + する ‎(transitive, hiragana ふくがいする, romaji fukugai suru)

  1. (rare) to cover something, to cover something up

Conjugation[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Rarely used. The synonym  (おお) (かぶ)せる ‎(ōikabuseru) is much more common.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  • 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan