自衛隊

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
えい
Grade: 5
たい
Grade: 4
on'yomi

NounEdit

自衛隊 (hiragana じえいたい, romaji jieitai)

  1. the Japan Self-Defense Forces (JSDF) (consists of the Air, the Marine, and the Ground Self-Defense)

ReferencesEdit

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.

MandarinEdit

simpl. 自卫队
trad. 自衛

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin zìwèiduì
Zhuyin ㄗˋ ㄨㄟˋ ㄉㄨㄟˋ
IPA (key) /t͡sz̩⁵¹⁻⁵³ u̯eɪ̯⁵¹⁻⁵³ tu̯eɪ̯⁵¹/

NounEdit

自衛隊 (traditional, Pinyin zìwèiduì, simplified 自卫队)

  1. self-defence forces

Proper nounEdit

自衛隊 (traditional, Pinyin Zìwèiduì, simplified 自卫队)

  1. Japan's Self-Defense Forces
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