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Grade: 3

Grade: 3
ろん
Grade: 6
on’yomi

Etymology edit

Combination of 意味 (imi, meaning) +‎ (-ron, theory).[1][2][3]

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

()()(ろん) (imiron

  1. semantics (as a field of study), semasiology

Usage notes edit

Use the term 意味 (imi) to express the meaning sense of semantics, as in “the semantics of this conjugation of the verb verb suggest...”

Descendants edit

References edit

  1. ^ Shōgaku Tosho (1988) 国語大辞典(新装版) [Unabridged Dictionary of Japanese (Revised Edition)] (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, →ISBN
  2. 2.0 2.1 Matsumura, Akira, editor (2006), 大辞林 (in Japanese), Third edition, Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  3. ^ Matsumura, Akira (1995) 大辞泉 (in Japanese), First edition, Tōkyō: Shogakukan, →ISBN

Korean edit

Hanja in this term

Noun edit

意味論 (uimiron or McCune-Reischauer: ŭimiron or Yale: ūymilon) (hangeul 의미론)

  1. Hanja form? of 의미론 (semantics).