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See also: 新干线

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ChineseEdit

new; newly; meso- (chem.) main line; trunk line
trad. (新幹線) 幹線
simp. (新干线) 干线

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

新幹線

  1. (Japanese) bullet train; shinkansen

SynonymsEdit


JapaneseEdit

 
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新幹線 (shinkansen): a bullet train.

EtymologyEdit

Kanji in this term
しん
Grade: 2
かん
Grade: 5
せん
Grade: 2
on’yomi

(new) +‎ 幹線 (main line)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

新幹線 (hiragana しんかんせん, rōmaji shinkansen)

  1. Japanese super express, bullet train, a line which extremely fast trains run on in Japan; shinkansen
    a replacement for Japan's national railway company's past main lines

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  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