Chinese edit

customer; visitor; guest man; person; people
simp. and trad.
(客人)
alternative forms 客儂客侬 Min Nan
anagram 人客

Pronunciation edit


Note: qieh4 reng1 - older pronunciation.

Noun edit

客人

  1. guest; visitor
    客人客人  ―  Kèrén lái le.  ―  The guest is here.
    客人客人  ―  Lái kèrén le.  ―  An (unexpected) guest is here.
    居然沒有客人準備飲料瓜子茶葉 [MSC, trad.]
    居然没有客人准备饮料瓜子茶叶 [MSC, simp.]
    Tā jūrán méiyǒu gěi kèrén zhǔnbèi yān, jiǔ, yǐnliào, táng, guāzǐ huò cháyè. [Pinyin]
    Unexpectedly, he hadn't prepared cigarettes, liquor or other beverages, sweets, melon seeds, or tea for the guests.
  2. customer
  3. traveller; guest (at a hotel, etc.)
  4. travelling merchant or trader; foreign business people
  5. (chiefly Hakka or Min) Hakka (person of Hakka descent)

Synonyms edit

  • (guest):
  • (customer):
  • (traveller):
  • (travelling merchant): 客商 (kèshāng)
  • (Hakka):

Japanese edit

Kanji in this term
きゃく
Grade: 3
じん
Grade: 1
goon kan’on

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

(きゃく)(じん) (kyakujinきやくじん (kyakuzin)?

  1. caller
  2. visitor
  3. guest
  4. company

Derived terms edit

See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ Yamada, Tadao et al., editors (2011), 新明解国語辞典 [Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten] (in Japanese), Seventh edition, Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ Matsumura, Akira, editor (2006), 大辞林 [Daijirin] (in Japanese), Third edition, Tokyo: Sanseidō, →ISBN

Korean edit

Hanja in this term

Noun edit

客人 (gaegin) (hangeul 객인)

  1. Hanja form? of 객인.