机关

MandarinEdit

simpl.
trad. 機關

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin jīguān
Zhuyin ㄐㄧ ㄍㄨㄢ
IPA (key) /t͡ɕi⁵⁵ ku̯a̠n⁵⁵/
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AdjectiveEdit

机关 (simplified, Pinyin jīguān, traditional 機關)

  1. machine-operated
    机关枪
    machine gun

NounEdit

机关 (simplified, Pinyin jīguān, traditional 機關)

  1. (Elementary Mandarin) government organization; institution, institute
  2. mechanism
  3. (figuratively) scheme, intrigue

ReferencesEdit

  • "机关" (in Mandarin/English), Dr.eye. URL accessed on 2009-06-15.
  • 2006, Marianne (ed.) Davidson; Julie Kleeman, Sarah Waldram, Collins Chinese Dictionary, edition 2nd edition (in English/Chinese), Glasgow, New York: Collins, ISBN-13 978-0-00-722391-6:
  • "机关" (in Mandarin/English), Jukuu. URL accessed on 2009-06-15.
Last modified on 9 April 2014, at 12:49