ChineseEdit

order; sequence; preface stage curtain; tent
simp. and trad.
(序幕)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

序幕

  1. prologue; prelude
  2. (figuratively) beginning (of a major event)
    拉開序幕 / 拉开序幕  ―  lākāi xùmù  ―  to kick off

SynonymsEdit

  • (beginning):

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
じょ
Grade: 5
まく
Grade: 6
on’yomi

NounEdit

序幕(じょまく) (jomaku)

  1. opening act
  2. prelude
    • 1946, 海野十三, 雪魔:
      それは(いま)気象台(きしょうだい)記録(きろく)(のこ)っている三十年来(さんじゅうねんらい)大吹雪(おおふぶき)序幕(じょまく)だった。
      Sore wa ima mo kishōdai no kiroku ni nokotteiru san jū nen rai no ō-fubuki no jomaku datta.
      It was the prelude to a huge blizzard that would break meteorological records going back 30 years.