Last modified on 4 July 2014, at 04:35

化石

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

化石

  1. (Intermediate Mandarin) fossil

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
せき
Grade: 1
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

From (ka, change into) + (seki, stone)

NounEdit

化石 (hiragana かせき, romaji kaseki)

  1. fossil, fossil remains
  2. petrifaction
  3. (metaphor, insult) out-of-date person, thing

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VerbEdit

化石 + する (hiragana かせきする, romaji kaseki suru)

  1. to fossilize

ConjugationEdit