転校生

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Japanese[edit]

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Kanji in this term
てん
Grade: 3
こう
Grade: 1
せい
Grade: 1
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

Compound of  (てん) (こう) (tenkō, changing schools) +  (せい) (-sei, clipping of  (せい) () (seito), "student"). (Can this(+) etymology be sourced?)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

転校生 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 轉校生, hiragana てんこうせい, rōmaji tenkōsei, historical hiragana てんかうせい)

  1. transfer student, student changing schools
     (うわさ)になる (てん) (こう) (せい)
    Uwasa ni naru Tenkōsei
    Rumored Transfer Student (manga by Himeri Takazuka)