Last modified on 23 June 2014, at 12:10

設備

ChineseEdit

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trad.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

設備

  1. (Elementary Mandarin) equipment; facilities

VerbEdit

設備

  1. (archaic) to make preparations and arrangements for defending against the enemy

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
せつ
Grade: 5

Grade: 5
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

Probably from Middle Chinese 設備 (*shiɛt *bhyì). Compare modern Chinese traditional 設備 and simplified 设备 (shèbèi).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

設備 (hiragana せつび, romaji setsubi)

  1. building services, equipment, utilities, facilities
    設備 (せつび) (ととの)った
    setsubi ga totonotta
    well-furnished, well-equipped

VerbEdit

設備 + する (hiragana せつびする, romaji setsubi suru)

  1. to be provided, to be installed

ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9