Chinese edit

 
under; next; lower
under; next; lower; below; underneath; down(wards); to go down; latter
 
ministry; department; section
ministry; department; section; part; division; troops; board; (a measure word); (a measure word for works of literature, films, machines, etc.)
simp. and trad.
(下部)
anagram 部下

Pronunciation edit


Noun edit

下部

  1. lower part; lower portion; substructure
  2. (euphemistic) genitalia region
  3. the last part (in a television or book series)

Antonyms edit

Japanese edit

Etymology 1 edit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1

Grade: 3
on’yomi

From Middle Chinese compound 下部 (X buwX).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

()() (kabu

  1. lower part
Antonyms edit
Derived terms edit

Etymology 2 edit

Kanji in this term
しも
Grade: 1

Grade: 3
kun’yomi

Compound of (しも) (shimo) + () (be).

Alternative forms edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

(しも)() (shimobe

  1. manservant; servant

Proper noun edit

(しも)() (Shimobe

  1. a male given name

References edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Akira Matsumura, editor (2006) 大辞林 [Daijirin] (in Japanese), Third edition, Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 NHK Broadcasting Culture Research Institute, editor (1998) NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 [NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary] (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK Publishing, →ISBN

Korean edit

Hanja in this term

Noun edit

下部 (habu) (hangeul 하부)

  1. Hanja form? of 하부 (lower part).

Vietnamese edit

chữ Hán Nôm in this term

Noun edit

下部

  1. chữ Hán form of hạ bộ (external male genitalia).