時計

JapaneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Kanji in this term
とき
Grade: 2
はかり
Grade: 2
kun'yomi
Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
けい
Grade: 2
Irregular

From Literary Chinese 土圭, which is a sundial used in the Zhou Dynasty.

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

時計 ‎(hiragana とけい, romaji tokei, alternative reading ときはかり, romaji tokihakari)

  1. clock; watch; timepiece; timekeeper

Derived termsEdit

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

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this word

NounEdit

時計 ‎(sigye) ‎(hangeul 시계)

  1. Hanja form? of 시계, “clock; watch”.
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