通常

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Chinese[edit]

 
go through; know well; to connect; to communicate; open
 
always; ever; often; frequently; common; general; constant
simp. and trad.
(通常)

Pronunciation[edit]


Adjective[edit]

通常

  1. regular, usual, normal

Adverb[edit]

通常

  1. usually, normally

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
つう
Grade: 2
じょう
Grade: 5
on'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

通常 (-na inflection, hiragana つうじょう, rōmaji tsūjō, historical hiragana つうじやう)

  1. ordinary; conventional; normal

Usage notes[edit]

Although technically a na-type adjective, this is more commonly used as an adjective in compounds, such as those in the Derived terms section.

Derived terms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

通常 (hiragana つうじょう, rōmaji tsūjō, historical hiragana つうじやう)

  1. generally; usually; commonly

Noun[edit]

通常 (hiragana つうじょう, rōmaji tsūjō, historical hiragana つうじやう)

  1. the usual (thing, etc.), the norm
    • 1935, 平野憲正, 小林健児 (translation), Josef Baló, “濾過性病原体に因る疾病”, in 細菌學雜誌, number 475, DOI:10.14828/jsb1895.1935.702, page 705:
      種痘 (しゅとう)際屡々 (さいしばしば)通常 (つうじょう)とは (こと)なった反応 (はんのう) (おこ)る。
      Shutō no sai shibashiba tsūjō toha kotonatta hannō ga okoru.
      In vaccination, reactions different from that under the usual [circumstances] will occur.

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