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事典

ChineseEdit

 
matter; thing; item; work; affair
canon; dictionary
simp. and trad.
(事典)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

事典

  1. encyclopedia

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
てん
Grade: 4
on'yomi

NounEdit

事典 (hiragana じてん, romaji jiten)

  1. (literally) subject-book, such as a terminology dictionary, flower book, animal book and encyclopedia, etc.

Derived termsEdit

  • 百科事典 (ひゃっかじてん, hyakkajiten, encyclopedia)

ReferencesEdit

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