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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), orthographically borrowed from Japanese  (しん) (ぶん) (shinbun, news, newspaper), which was in turn a semantic readaptation of Chinese 新聞新闻 (“recent events”).

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

新聞

  1. (countable, uncountable) news (reports of current events) (Classifier: ; )
    新聞 / 新闻  ―  shàng xīnwén  ―  to make news
    國營新聞媒體 / 国营新闻媒体  ―  guóyíng xīnwén méitǐ  ―  state-run news media
    新聞標題 / 新闻标题  ―  xīnwén biāotí  ―  news headlines
  2. (archaic) recent events
  3. (archaic) new knowledge

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 (xiāoxi).

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, rōmaji shinbun)

  1. newspaper

CompoundsEdit

DescendantsEdit

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

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