到来

ChineseEdit

For pronunciation and definitions of 到来 – see 到來.
(This term, 到来, is the simplified form of 到來.)
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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
とう
Grade: S
らい
Grade: 2
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Chinese compound 到來 ‎(tawH loj, literally to arrive + to come). Compare modern Mandarin reading dàolái, Cantonese dou3 lei4, Hakka to-lòi.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

到来 ‎(hiragana とうらい, romaji tōrai, historical hiragana たうらい)

  1. arrival
  2. beginning, start
    混乱期 (こんらんき)到来 (とうらい)
    konran-ki no tōrai
    the beginning of a chaotic period

AntonymsEdit

VerbEdit

到来する ‎(hiragana とうらいする, romaji tōrai suru, historical hiragana たうらいする)

  1. to arrive
  2. to begin, to start
    登山 (とざん)時期 (じき)到来 (とうらい)した。
    tozan no jiki ga tōrai shita.
    The season of mountain climbing has begun.

ConjugationEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3
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