鍍金

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See also: 镀金

Chinese[edit]

-plated; to plate metal; money; gold
trad. (鍍金)
simp. (镀金)

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

鍍金

  1. to gild; to gold plate
  2. (figuratively) to attach a golden facade, especially to go overseas to study to polish one's qualifications (despite lacking the actual abilities)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Hyōgaiji Grade: 1
Irregular

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

鍍金 (hiragana めっき, katakana メッキ, rōmaji mekki)

  1. plating, gilding
  2. pretense

Verb[edit]

鍍金する (hiragana めっき, katakana メッキ, rōmaji mekki)

  1. plate

Conjugation[edit]