通信

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
つう
Grade: 2
しん
Grade: 4
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

From Sinitic 通信.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

通信 (hiragana つうしん, romaji tsūshin)

  1. communication
    飛行機 (ひこうき)からの通信 (つうしん) ()れた。
    hikōki kara no tsūshin ga kireta.
    We've lost communication with the airplane.
  2. correspondence
  3. news

CompoundsEdit

VerbEdit

通信 + する (hiragana つうしんする, romaji tsūshin suru)

  1. to communicate (generally using an electronic device)

ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin tōngxìn
Zhuyin ㄊㄨㄥ ㄒㄧㄣˋ
IPA (key) /tʰʊŋ⁵⁵ ɕin⁵¹/

NounEdit

通信 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin tōngxìn)

  1. communication

VerbEdit

通信 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin tōngxìn)

  1. to communicate
Last modified on 10 April 2014, at 03:27