Last modified on 30 April 2014, at 18:35

警報

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
けい
Grade: 6
ほう
Grade: 5
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

Sinitic. Date of borrowing unknown. Compare modern Mandarin 警報 (jǐngbào).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

警報 (hiragana けいほう, romaji keihō)

  1. alarm, alert, warning
    • 1940, 海野十三, 地球要塞:
      室内 (しつない)では、警報 (けいほう)ベルがしきりに ()っている。
      shitsunai de wa, keihō beru ga shikiri ni natteiru.
      Inside, alarms have been going off incessantly.

HyponymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 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

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this word

NounEdit

警報 (gyeongbo) (hangeul 경보)

  1. Hanja form? of 경보, “alarm, warning”.