Last modified on 11 August 2014, at 11:42

材料

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

材料

  1. (Elementary Mandarin) material; stuff; makings; ingredient

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
ざい
Grade: 4
りょう
Grade: 4
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Chinese compound 材料 (dzoj lewH, literally materials and ingredients). Compare modern Chinese 材料 (cáiliào).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

材料 (hiragana ざいりょう, romaji zairyō)

  1. a concrete material:
    1. ingredients for food
    2. materials for building something, such as furniture
  2. abstract material:
    1. data
    2. a subject to write about
    3. news
    4. a factor influencing markets

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13143-0
  3. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3