See also: 株式會社

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ChineseEdit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see 株式會社.
(This term, 株式会社, is the simplified form of 株式會社.)
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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
かぶ
Grade: 6
しき
Grade: 3
かい
Grade: 2
しゃ
Grade: 2
yutōyomi
Kanji in this term
かぶ
Grade: 6
しき
Grade: 3
かい > がい
Grade: 2
しゃ
Grade: 2
yutōyomi
 
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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

株式(stock) +‎ 会社(corporation)

NounEdit

株式会社 ‎(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 株式會社, hiragana かぶしきがいしゃ, romaji kabushiki gaisha, alternative reading かぶしきかいしゃ, romaji kabushiki kaisha)

  1. a type of corporation under Japanese law, analogous to an American business corporation or British public limited company

Usage notesEdit

See: Wikipedia usage notes

The rendaku reading kabushiki gaisha is more commonly used in Japanese, while the non-rendaku reading kabushiki kaisha is more commonly used for company names and in English-language legal literature.

It can be used both as a prefix or as a suffix.

It is often abbreviated as , its first character; roughly, inc.; in romanization, it may be abbreviated as K.K.

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