Last modified on 29 January 2015, at 23:53

休息

ChineseEdit

to rest
 
news; interest; breath; rest
simp. and trad.
(休息)

PronunciationEdit


VerbEdit

休息

  1. (Beginning Mandarin) to rest; to take a break
    休息一會兒 [MSC, trad.]
    休息一会儿 [MSC, simp.]
    xiūxī le yīhuìr. [Pinyin]
    He rested for a while.
    工作勤奮休息一會 [MSC, trad. and simp.]
    Nǐ gōngzuò tài qínfèn le. Xiūxī yīhuì ba. [Pinyin]
    You're working too hard. Take a break for a while.

SynonymsEdit

  • 休憩 (xiūqì, "to rest")
  • 停歇 (tíngxiē, "to stop for a rest")

See alsoEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
きゅう
Grade: 1
そく
Grade: 3
on'yomi

NounEdit

休息 (hiragana きゅうそく, romaji kyūsoku)

  1. rest (any relief from exertion)

SynonymsEdit

VerbEdit

休息 + する (hiragana きゅうそくする, romaji kyūsoku suru)

  1. take a rest

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ReferencesEdit

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