飛行機

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See also: 飞行机

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-)

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

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

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Descendants[edit]
  • Chinese: 飛行機飞行机 (fēixíngjī)
  • Paiwan: hikuki
  • Puyuma: hikuki
  • Sakizaya: hikuki

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