Open main menu
See also: 俘虏

Contents

ChineseEdit

prisoner of war take captive
trad. (俘虜)
simp. (俘虏)

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit


VerbEdit

俘虜

  1. to capture the enemy; to take captive
SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

俘虜

  1. captive; prisoner of war

Etymology 2Edit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see 葫蘆 (“(Cantonese) full house”).
(This term, 俘虜, is a variant form of 葫蘆.)

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Hyōgaiji
りょ
Grade: S
on’yomi

NounEdit

俘虜 (hiragana ふりょ, rōmaji furyo)

  1. captive, prisoner of war
    • 1938, 海野十三, 怪塔王:
      帝国軍人 (ていこくぐんじん)俘虜 (ふりょ)になるとは、この (うえ)もない不名誉 (ふめいよ)だ。
      Teikoku gunjin ga furyo ni naru to wa, kono ue mo nai fumeiyo da.
      There is no greater dishonor for the imperial soldier than to become a prisoner of war.