通信

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Chinese[edit]

 
go through; know well; to connect; to communicate; open
 
letter; true; to believe; sign; evidence
simp. and trad.
(通信)

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

通信

  1. to correspond (communicate by exchanging letters); to communicate

Noun[edit]

通信

  1. correspondence (communication by exchanging letters); communication

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
つう
Grade: 2
しん
Grade: 4
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Sinitic 通信.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

通信 (hiragana つうしん, rōmaji tsūshin)

  1. communication
     () (こう) ()からの (つう) (しん) ()れた。
    Hikōki kara no tsūshin ga kireta.
    We've lost communication with the airplane.
  2. correspondence
  3. news

Compounds[edit]

Verb[edit]

通信する (transitive, hiragana つうしん, rōmaji tsūshin)

  1. to communicate (generally using an electronic device)

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

通信 (tongsin) (hangeul 통신)

  1. Hanja form? of 통신, “communication”.