蹴球

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Chinese[edit]

 
carefully; kick; tread on; stamp
ball; sphere
simp. and trad.
(蹴球)
variant forms 蹴毬

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

蹴球

  1. (rare) ancient Chinese ball game; appeared after cuju.

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
しゅう
Grade: S
きゅう
Grade: 3
kan’yōon kan’on

Etymology[edit]

Unclear. Either from Middle Chinese 蹴球 (MC t͡sʰɨuk̚ ɡɨu, literally “kick + ball”), or a coinage in Japan of Middle Chinese-derived elements as a compound of (shū, kick) +‎ (kyū, ball).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

蹴球 (hiragana しゅうきゅう, rōmaji shūkyū, historical hiragana しうきう)

  1. (rare) soccer
    Synonyms: サッカー (sakkā), ア式蹴球 (a-shiki shūkyū)
  2. (rare) football
    Synonym: フットボール (futtobōru)

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

蹴球 (chukgu) (hangeul 축구)

  1. Hanja form? of 축구 (soccer).