See also: 戰鬥

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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
せん
Grade: 4
とう
Grade: S
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Chinese 戰鬪 ‎(*jiɛ̀n *təuH). Compare modern Mandarin reading zhàndòu.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

戦闘 ‎(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 戰鬪, hiragana せんとう, romaji sentō)

  1. a battle, a fight, combat
    戦闘 (せんとう)開始 (かいし)する
    sentō o kaishi suru
    to commence hostilities / to start fighting
    戦闘 (せんとう)中止 (ちゅうし)する
    sentō o chūshi suru
    to suspend hostilities / to stop fighting
    戦闘 (せんとう)参加 (さんか)する
    sentō ni sanka suru
    to see combat / to participate in a battle or action

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VerbEdit

戦闘する ‎(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 戰鬪, hiragana せんとうする, romaji sentō suru)

  1. to fight, to battle

ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3
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