原始

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
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NounEdit

原始 (hiragana げんし, romaji genshi)

  1. primal, primeval
  2. source (data etc.)

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin yuánshǐ
Zhuyin ㄩㄢˊ ㄕˇ
IPA (key) /y̯ɛn³⁵ ʂʐ̩²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/
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AdjectiveEdit

原始 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin yuánshǐ)

  1. primitive, old-fashioned
  2. pristine, original
Last modified on 9 April 2014, at 12:10