Last modified on 6 January 2015, at 02:12

生計

ChineseEdit

 
to be born; to give birth; life; to grow; student; raw
 
to calculate; to compute; to count; reckon; ruse; to plan
trad. (生計)
simp. (生计)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

生計

  1. livelihood

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
せい
Grade: 1
けい
Grade: 2
on'yomi

NounEdit

生計 (hiragana せいけい, romaji seikei)

  1. livelihood
    • 1910, 夏目漱石, 門:
      小女 (こおんな)一人使 (ひとりつか)って、 (あさ)から (ばん)までことりと (おと)もしないように (しずか)かな生計 (せいけい) ()てていた。
      koonna o hitori tsukatte, asa kara ban made kotori to oto mo shinai yō ni shizukaka na seikei o tatete ita.
      They had only a young maid, and from morning to night they led a livelihood so quiet that one could hear a pin drop.