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ChineseEdit

to investigate; to survey; to collate
 
to set; to fix; to determine; to decide; to order
simp. and trad.
(勘定)

PronunciationEdit


VerbEdit

勘定

  1. to check; to scrutinise; to collate
  2. to survey; to determine by measurement

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
かん
Grade: S
じょう
Grade: 3
on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

Probably from Middle Chinese compound 勘定 (khom? dengH, literally investigate + to make something settled). Compare modern Mandarin 勘定 (kāndìng, “to demarcate, to examine”).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

勘定 (hiragana かんじょう, rōmaji kanjō, historical hiragana かんぢやう)

  1. calculation
  2. (restaurant) check
    すみません。お (かん) (じょう)をおねがいします。
    Sumimasen. O-kanjō o onegai shimasu.
    Excuse me. The check, please.

VerbEdit

勘定する (transitive, hiragana かんじょう, rōmaji kanjō, historical hiragana かんぢやう)

  1. calculate, reckon

ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9