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ChineseEdit

 
to move; to change; to use; to act
trad. (動名詞) 名詞
simp. (动名词) 名词

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

動名詞

  1. verbal noun; gerund

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
どう
Grade: 3
めい
Grade: 1

Grade: 6
on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

Blend of 動詞 (dōshi, verb) +‎ 名詞 (meishi, noun)

NounEdit

動名詞 (hiragana どうめいし, rōmaji dōmeishi)

  1. a gerund

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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