ChineseEdit

man; person; people mouth; (a measure word, for people, livestock or utensils)
simp. and trad.
(人口)
 
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NounEdit

人口

  1. population (people living within a political or geographical boundary)
    城市人口  ―  chéngshì rénkǒu  ―  urban population
    控制人口增長 / 控制人口增长  ―  kòngzhì rénkǒu zēngcháng  ―  to control population growth
    人口分佈 / 人口分布  ―  rénkǒu fēnbù  ―  population distribution
    人口密集  ―  rénkǒu mìjí  ―  densely-populated
    低端人口  ―  dīduān rénkǒu  ―  low-end population
    常住人口  ―  chángzhù rénkǒu  ―  permanent resident population
  2. number of people in a family
  3. mouths to feed
  4. people (in general contexts)

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Usage notesEdit

In Chinese, 人口 is used to describe a population of people. To describe a population of species, the term 種群种群 (zhǒngqún) is used instead.

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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
じん
Grade: 1
こう
Grade: 1
on’yomi

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(じん)(こう) (jinkō

  1. population
    • 1947, 宮本百合子, 道標:
      しかし最近(さいきん)数年間(すうねんかん)にフランスの農業(のうぎょう)人口(じんこう)()りつづけているということだった。
      Shikashi saikin no sūnenkan ni furansu no nōgyō jinkō wa heritsuzukete iru to iu koto datta.
      In recent years, however, the population of French farmers has continued to decrease.

ReferencesEdit

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

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

人口 (in-gu) (hangeul 인구)

  1. Hanja form? of 인구 (population).

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

NounEdit

人口

  1. Hán tự form of nhân khẩu (population).