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]

Borrowing from Japanese 警察 ‎(keisatsu)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

警察

  1. police
  2. police officer

Usage notes[edit]

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

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Japanese[edit]

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. the police
    警察 (けいさつ)逮捕 (たいほ)される
    keisatsu ni taiho sareru
    arrested by the police

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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 word

Noun[edit]

警察 ‎(gyeongchal) ‎(hangeul 경찰)

  1. Hanja form? of 경찰, “police”.

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Noun[edit]

警察

  1. Hán tự form of cảnh sát, "police"