ChineseEdit

 
consume; news; subside; to disappear; to vanish
 
remove; do away with; wipe out; divide; except
simp. and trad.
(消除)

PronunciationEdit


VerbEdit

消除

  1. to remove; to clear; to eliminate; to dispel
    消除隱患 / 消除隐患  ―  xiāochú yǐnhuàn  ―  to remove hidden dangers
    消除愚昧  ―  xiāochú yúmèi  ―  to eliminate ignorance

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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
しょう
Grade: 3
じょ
Grade: 6
on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Middle Chinese 消除 (MC siᴇu ɖɨʌ|ɖɨʌH, literally “to vanish + to remove”). Compare modern Mandarin reading xiāochú, Min Nan siau-tû.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

消除(しょうじょ) (shōjo) (historical hiragana せうぢょ)

  1. vanishing, disappearance, removal, erasure

VerbEdit

消除(しょうじょ)する (shōjo suru) (transitive and intransitive, suru conjugation, stem 消除(しょうじょ) (shōjo shi), past 消除(しょうじょ)した (shōjo shita), historical hiragana せうぢょする)

  1. (intransitive) to vanish, to disappear
  2. (transitive) to make something vanish or disappear, to remove, to erase

Usage notesEdit

This term is seldom used in modern Japanese, and is not included in some dictionaries.[2]

The more common terms are ()()せる (kieuseru) for the transitive verb, or (じょ)(きょ) (jokyo) for either the noun or verb.

ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN