警察

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Chinese[edit]

to alert; to warn
 
examine; inquire; observe; inspect; look into; to examine
simp. and trad.
(警察)

Etymology[edit]

Wasei kango (和製漢語), borrowing from Japanese  (けい) (さつ)(keisatsu, police)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

警察

  1. (uncountable) police
  2. (countable) police officer   (Classifier: ; )

Usage notes[edit]

  • Whilst 警察 usually refers to the police and police officers outside mainland China, the equivalent institution in the PRC is actually called 公安 (gōng'ān), literally, "public security".

Synonyms[edit]

Dialectal synonyms of 警察 (“police; police officer”)
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 警察警官警員
Argot 條子
Mandarin Beijing 警察
Taiwan 警察
Malaysia 馬打
Singapore 馬打
Cantonese Guangzhou 警察差人
Hong Kong 警察差人
Taishan 警察
Hakka Miaoli (N. Sixian) 警察
Liudui (S. Sixian) 警察
Hsinchu (Hailu) 警察
Dongshi (Dabu) 巡查警察
Zhuolan (Raoping) 警察
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 巡查
Min Nan Xiamen 警察
Quanzhou 警察
Zhangzhou 警察
Taipei 警察
Malaysia 馬打
Singapore 馬打
Wu Shanghai 警察

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Japanese Wikipedia has an article on:
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Kanji in this term
けい
Grade: 6
さつ
Grade: 4
on'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

警察 ‎(hiragana けいさつ, romaji keisatsu)

  1. police
     (けい) (さつ) (たい) ()される
    keisatsu ni taiho sareru
    arrested by the police

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 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
  3. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13143-0

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

警察 ‎(gyeongchal, McCune-Reischauer: kyŏngch'al, Yale: kyēngchal) ‎(hangeul 경찰)

  1. Hanja form? of 경찰, “police”.

Okinawan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First used around the beginning of the Meiji period,[1] borrowing from Japanese 警察(keisatsu)

Noun[edit]

警察 ‎(hiragana きーさち, romaji kīsachi, hiragana ちーさち, romaji chīsachi)

  1. police

References[edit]

  1. ^ 沖縄語辞典 (Okinawago Jiten, “Okinawan Dictionary”)[1], 1963

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Noun[edit]

警察

  1. Hán tự form of cảnh sát, “police