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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
たい
Grade: 3
しょう
Grade: 4
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

From  (たい) (tai, place in opposition and compare) +  (しょう) (shō, check on thing against another).

NounEdit

対照 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 對照, hiragana たいしょう, rōmaji taishō)

  1. contrast, comparison, antithesis
  2. control (as in an experiment)

VerbEdit

対照する (hiragana たいしょう, rōmaji taishō)

  1. compare

ConjugationEdit