Last modified on 26 May 2015, at 08:03

勘定

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
かん
Grade: S
じょう
Grade: 3
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

Probably from Middle Chinese compound 勘定 (khom? dengH, literally investigate + to make something settled). Compare modern Mandarin 勘定 (kāndìng, “to demarcate, to examine”).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

勘定 (hiragana かんじょう, romaji kanjō, historical hiragana かんぢやう)

  1. calculation
  2. (restaurant) check
    すみません。お勘定 (かんじょう)をおねがいします。
    Sumimasen. O-kanjō o onegai shimasu.
    Excuse me. The check, please.

VerbEdit

勘定 + する (transitive, hiragana かんじょうする, romaji kanjō suru, historical hiragana かんぢやうする)

  1. calculate, reckon

ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9