記事

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Chinese[edit]

 
to remember; to note; mark; sign; to record
 
matter; thing; item; work; affair
trad. (記事)
simp. (记事)

Pronunciation[edit]


Etymology[edit]

From (, “notes, record”) + (shì, “affairs”)

Noun[edit]

記事 (classifier ())

  1. a chronicle

Verb[edit]

記事

  1. to keep a record of events

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2

Grade: 3
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese compound 記事 ‎(kiH dzriH, literally record + affair, event). Compare modern Mandarin reading jìshì.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

記事 ‎(hiragana きじ, romaji kiji)

  1. an article, a written news story, such as in a newspaper or magazine or on a website
  2. a private history, as opposed to the 正史 ‎(seishi, official history)
  3. (obsolete) in the Nara period, an official under the 按察使 ‎(azechi, regional administration authority)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9