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Etymology 1 edit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 3

Grade: 1
kan’yōon goon
Kanji in this term
Grade: 3

Grade: 1
kan’on goon

(to plant) +‎ (character), as in "planting" movable type into a frame for printing

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

(しょく)() or (ちょく)() (shokuji or chokuji

  1. (typography) typesetting or composition
    Holonym: 組版
    Meronym: 文字組み
    Coordinate term: 文選
    a typesetter

Verb edit

(しょく)()する or (ちょく)()する (shokuji suru or chokuji surusuru (stem (しょく)() (shokuji shi), past (しょく)()した (shokuji shita))

  1. (typography) to typeset or compose

Usage notes edit

  • This term could be used synonymously with 組版 (kumihan), although it is actually its meronym. 植字 (shokuji) refers to the specific task of composing type with 約物 (yakumono, punctuation) and 込め物 (komemono, spacing), which is done after 文選 (bunsen, type picking). 組版 (kumihan) encompasses these two tasks.
  • Compare 文字組み (mojikumi, character composition), which is about preventing certain classes of characters from violating typographic rules.

See also edit

Etymology 2 edit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 3

Grade: 1
For pronunciation and definitions of 植字 – see the following entry: 植え字

(The following entry is uncreated: 植え字.)