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ChineseEdit

martial; military device; tool; utensil
simp. and trad.
(武器)

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (4) (29)
Final () (24) (17)
Tone (調) Rising (X) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Closed Open
Division () III Chongniu III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/mɨoX/ /kʰˠiɪH/
Pan
Wuyun
/mioX/ /kʰᵚiH/
Shao
Rongfen
/mioX/ /kʰiɪH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/muə̆X/ /kʰjiH/
Li
Rong
/mioX/ /kʰjiH/
Wang
Li
/mĭuX/ /kʰiH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/mi̯uX/ /kʰiH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex

NounEdit

武器

  1. weapon; arms
  2. (figuratively) weapon (means of gaining an advantage over someone or something)
    思想武器  ―  sīxiǎng wǔqì  ―  ideological weapon

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  • (weapon):

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Sino-Xenic (武器):

JapaneseEdit

 
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Kanji in this term

Grade: 5

Grade: 4
on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Chinese 武器 (MC mɨoX kʰˠiɪH).

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NounEdit

武器 (hiragana ぶき, rōmaji buki)

  1. (weaponry) a weapon
    • 1999 March 1, “かくとうせんアルティメーター [Combat Warrior Ultimator]”, in Booster 1, Konami:
       () ()をいっさい使 (つか)わず、 () () (たたか)いぬく (かく) (とう) (せん) ()
      Buki o issai tsukawazu, sude de tatakainuku kakutō senshi.
      A combat warrior who fights with his bare hands, without ever using any weapon whatsoever.
    • 2004 July 7, Watsuki, Nobuhiro, “だい26 トレーニング・デイ [Chapter 26: Training Day]”, in ソウレンキン [Armed Alchemy], volume 3, Tokyo: Shueisha, →ISBN, page 161:
       (けん) (じゅう) (さい) () () () (じゅう) (こう) (ひと) ()けてはダメ!
      Kenjū wa saigo no buki! Jūkō o hito ni mukete wa dame!
      Handguns are weapons of last resort! Do not casually point muzzles at people!
    • 2012 October 5, “オーガのだつごくしゃ [Ogre Jailbreaker]”, in ラヴニカへの回帰 [Return to Ravnica], Wizards of the Coast:
       (くさり) () ()として使 (つか)うという (はっ) (そう) (いた)るまでに (さん) (ねん) (よう)した。だがこれに () ()いた (かれ)は、 () ()にした (とし) (つき) (ぶん) () (かえ)した。
      Kusari o buki toshite tsukau to iu hassō ni itaru made ni sannen o yōshita. Daga kore ni kizuita kare wa, muda ni shita toshitsukibun o torikaeshita.
      It took three years for it to occur to him to use the chain as a weapon. But once it did, he made up for lost time.

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Hanja in this term

NounEdit

武器 (mugi) (hangeul 무기)

  1. Hanja form? of 무기 (weapon; arms).

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

NounEdit

武器

  1. Hán tự form of vũ khí (weapon; arms).