See also: 内閣 and 内阁

ChineseEdit

 
inside; inner; internal
inside; inner; internal; within; interior
council-chamber; shelf
trad. (內閣)
simp. (内阁)

EtymologyEdit

Originally an alias of 文淵閣, an imperial library of the Ming Dynasty, where the Grand Secretariat was based. The modern "cabinet" sense was reborrowed from Japanese.

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

內閣

  1. cabinet (of a government)
  2. (historical) Grand Secretariat (in the Ming and Qing dynasties)

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (內閣):
  • Japanese: 内閣(ないかく) (naikaku)
  • Korean: 내각 (內閣, naegak)
  • Vietnamese: nội các (內閣)

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
ない
Hyōgaiji
かく
Grade: 6
on’yomi

NounEdit

內閣(ないかく) (naikaku (kyūjitai, shinjitai 内閣)

  1. Kyūjitai form of 内閣 (cabinet)

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

內閣 (naegak) (hangeul 내각)

  1. Hanja form? of 내각 (cabinet (of a government)).

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

NounEdit

內閣

  1. Hán tự form of nội các (cabinet (of a government)).