警察

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Chinese[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

警察

  1. (uncountable) police; police force
    警察暴力  ―  jǐngchá bàolì  ―  police brutality
    警察武力驅趕示威者 [MSC, trad.]
    警察武力驱赶示威者 [MSC, simp.]
    Jǐngchá yòng wǔlì qūgǎn shìwēizhě. [Pinyin]
    The police cleared out the demonstrators by force.
    街上死人這不警察 [MSC, trad.]
    街上死人这不警察 [MSC, simp.]
    Jiē shang tǎngzhe gè sǐrén, zhè bù jǐngchá gāng dào. [Pinyin]
    A dead person is lying on the road, and the police has just arrived.
  2. (countable) police officer (Classifier: ; )
    便衣警察  ―  biànyī jǐngchá  ―  plainclothes police officer

Usage notes[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

  • (police officer): 警官 (jǐngguān), (obsolete) 巡警 (xúnjǐng)

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Zhuang: gingjcaz

Verb[edit]

警察

  1. (literary) to be vigilant; to be alert; to watch out
  2. (literary) to examine oneself critically; to examine one's thoughts and conduct
  3. (literary) to supervise; to monitor

Synonyms[edit]

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Japanese[edit]

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Kanji in this term
けい
Grade: 6
さつ
Grade: 4
on’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(けい)(さつ) (keisatsu

  1. police
    (けい)(さつ)(たい)()される。
    Keisatsu ni taiho sareru.
    Arrested by the police.
  2. Short for 警察署 (keisatsusho, police station).

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  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
  3. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

警察 (gyeongchal) (hangeul 경찰)

  1. Hanja form? of 경찰 (police).

Okinawan[edit]

Kanji in this term
きー
Grade: 6
さち
Grade: 4
Kanji in this term
ちー
Grade: 6
さち
Grade: 4

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kiːsat͡ɕi~t͡ɕiːsat͡ɕi]

Noun[edit]

警察 (hiragana きーさち, rōmaji kīsachi, alternative reading ちーさち, rōmaji chīsachi)

  1. police

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

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

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this term

Noun[edit]

警察

  1. Hán tự form of cảnh sát (police).