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Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
にゅう
Grade: 1
せん
Grade: 2
on’yomi

Probably from Middle Chinese compound 入船 (nyip zywen, literally entering ship).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

入船 (hiragana にゅうせん, rōmaji nyūsen)

  1. the arrival in port or harbor of a boat or ship
  2. a boat or ship that is coming into port or harbor
AntonymsEdit

VerbEdit

入船する (suru conjugation, hiragana にゅうせんする, rōmaji nyūsen suru)

  1. (said of a boat or ship) to arrive at a port or harbor
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Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
いり
Grade: 1
ふね
Grade: 2
kun’yomi

Compound of 入り (iri, entry, entering, the 連用形 (ren'yōkei, continuative or stem form) of verb 入る hairu “to enter”) +‎ (fune, boat or ship).[2]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

入船 (hiragana いりふね, rōmaji irifune)

  1. the arrival in port or harbor of a boat or ship
  2. a boat or ship that is coming into port or harbor
  3. (slang, archaic) the act of going to have fun in a red-light district
AntonymsEdit

Proper nounEdit

入船 (hiragana いりふね, rōmaji Irifune)

  1. A surname​.

VerbEdit

入船する (suru conjugation, hiragana いりふねする, rōmaji irifune suru)

  1. (said of a boat or ship) to arrive at a port or harbor
  2. (slang, archaic) to go to have fun in a red-light district
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ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan