正式

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 1 Grade: 3

Adjectival nounEdit

正式 (-na inflection, hiragana せいしき, romaji seishiki)

  1. formal, official

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

正式 (hiragana せいしき, romaji seishiki)

  1. formality

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

EtymologyEdit

From  ("proper, standard") +  ("style").

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin zhèngshì
Zhuyin ㄓㄥˋ ㄕˋ
IPA (key) /ʈ͡ʂɤŋ⁵¹⁻⁵³ ʂʐ̩⁵¹/
Audio
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Homophones
正式
正是
政事
正視/正视
正室
正事

AdjectiveEdit

正式 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin zhèngshì)

  1. official
    正式報告 (trad.)
    正式报告 (simp.)
    official report
  2. formal
    詞組正式。 (trad.)
    词组正式。 (simp.)
    This is not a formal word.
  3. real; substantial
    正式工作
    a real job

See alsoEdit

Last modified on 9 April 2014, at 05:22