shinkansen

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Japanese 新幹線 (shinkansen しんかんせん), from Middle Chinese (sin "new") + (kàn "trunk", "body") + (sjèn "line").

NounEdit

shinkansen (plural shinkansen)

  1. (rail transport) a high-speed passenger train of Japan, also called bullet train

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Last modified on 23 November 2013, at 04:53