危機

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 6

Grade: 4
on'yomi

NounEdit

危機 (hiragana きき, romaji kiki)

  1. crisis

SynonymsEdit

  • 難局 (なんきょく) (nankyoku)

CompoundsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

MandarinEdit

simpl. 危机
trad.

EtymologyEdit

From  ("danger, dangerous") +  ("crucial point").

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Mainland)
Pinyin wēijī
Zhuyin ㄨㄟ ㄐㄧ
IPA (key) /u̯eɪ̯⁵⁵ t͡ɕi⁵⁵/
Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Taiwan)
Pinyin wéijī
Zhuyin ㄨㄟˊ ㄐㄧ
IPA (key) /u̯eɪ̯³⁵ t͡ɕi⁵⁵/

NounEdit

危機 (traditional, Pinyin wēijī or wéijī, simplified 危机)

  1. (Elementary Mandarin) crisis

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Last modified on 29 March 2014, at 12:25