飛行機

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Chinese[edit]

to fly; to be in flight machine; opportunity; secret
trad. (飛行機) 飛行
simp. (飞行机) 飞行
alternative forms 飛龍機飞龙机 (hoe-lêng-ki; hui-; poe-; -nn̄g-)
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Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 飛行機 (hikōki).

Pronunciation[edit]


Note: hì-kho-khí - from Japanese pronunciation.

Noun[edit]

飛行機

  1. (Taiwanese Hokkien and Hakka, dated in Mandarin) airplane; aeroplane (Classifier: mn)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 4
こう
Grade: 2

Grade: 4
kan’on
Alternative spelling
飛行器 (obsolete)

Etymology[edit]

First attested in 1908, cited from the 万朝報 (Yorozu Chōho) serial in its October 3 issue.[1]

From 飛行 (hikō, flying, flight) +‎ (-ki, machine), a calque of English flying machine.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

()(こう)() (hikōkiひかうき (fikauki)? (counter )

  1. an airplane, aeroplane
  2. (obsolete) Clipping of 空中飛行機 (kūchū hikōki): a flying machine
    • 1904, Ryōichi Yazu, Hayakuri jisho [Quick Reference Kanji Dictionary], page 3:
      (とり)(かる)瓦斯(ガス)にて(うか)んで()るのではないと()ふことに(こゝろ)()いて、(くう)()(てい)(かう)(りよく)()(よう)して(くう)(ちゆう)(うか)び、(しか)して()(かう)せんとする(ところ)()(かう)() Flying machine(はつ)(めい)せんと(くはだ)てた(ところ)(じん)()()(らい)(すくな)くありません。
      Tori wa karui gasu ni te ukandeiru no de wa nai to iu koto ni kokorozuite, kūki no teikōryoku o riyō shite kūchū ni ukabi, shikashite hikō sen to suru tokoro no hikōki (furaingu mashin) o hatsumei sen to kuwadateta tokoro no jinshi mo korai sukunaku arimasen.
      There is no shortage of people from ancient times who, after realising that birds do not float upon a light gas, have plotted to invent flying machines that fly by floating in the air by using air resistance.

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Descendants[edit]

  • Chinese: 飛行機飞行机 (fēixíngjī)
  • Atayal: hikoki'
  • Amis: hikoki
  • Kanakanabu: hikoki
  • Paiwan: hikuki
  • Puyuma: hikuki
  • Sakizaya: hikuki
  • Tsou: hikoki

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  1. 2000, Jonathan Bunt, Gillian Hall, The Oxford Starter Japanese Dictionary, First Edition, New York: Oxford University Press, →ISBN

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

飛行機 (bihaenggi) (hangeul 비행기)

  1. Hanja form? of 비행기 (airplane, aeroplane).

Yonaguni[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Japanese 飛行機 (hikōki).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

飛行機 (hiragana ひぐんき, rōmaji higunki, alternative reading hiragana ちこーき, rōmaji chikōki)

  1. an airplane, aeroplane