See also: 新闻

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ChineseEdit

new; newly; meso- (chem.)
 
hear; news; celebrated; sniff at
trad. (新聞)
simp. (新闻)

EtymologyEdit

Wasei kango (和製漢語), borrowing from Japanese 新聞 (しんぶん)(shinbun, news, newspaper), semantically readapted from Chinese 新聞新闻 (“recent events”).

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

新聞

  1. (countable, uncountable) news (reports of current events)   (Classifier: ; )
    國營新聞媒體 / 国营新闻媒体  ―  guóyíng xīnwén méitǐ  ―  state-run news media

Usage notesEdit

新聞新闻 refers news as in reports of current events; to express the sense of news as in new information in general, use 消息 (xiāoxī).

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

 
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Kanji in this term
しん
Grade: 2
ぶん
Grade: 2
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Chinese 新聞(sin mjun)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

新聞 ‎(hiragana しんぶん, romaji shinbun)

  1. newspaper

CompoundsEdit

DescendantsEdit

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
  3. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13143-0
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

新聞 ‎(sinmun, McCune-Reischauer: sinmun, Yale: sinmun) ‎(hangeul 신문)

  1. Hanja form? of 신문, “newspaper”.

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this word

NounEdit

新聞

  1. Hán tự form of tân văn, “newspaper