ChineseEdit

 
to lower; to decrease; to reduce
to lower; to decrease; to reduce; to subtract; to diminish
punishment
trad. (減刑)
simp. (减刑)

PronunciationEdit


VerbEdit

減刑

  1. (law) to mitigate a sentence; to lower a penalty

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (減刑):
  • Japanese: 減刑(げんけい) (genkei)
  • Korean: 감형 (減刑, gamhyeong)
  • Vietnamese: giảm hình (減刑)

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
げん
Grade: 5
けい
Grade: S
on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

Compound of (gen, to reduce) +‎ (kei, penalty).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

減刑(げんけい) (genkei

  1. (law) lowering a penalty; commutation
    • 1947, (おん)(しゃ)(ほう)[1]:
      (たい)(しゃ)(とく)(しゃ)(げん)(けい)(けい)(しっ)(こう)(めん)(じょ)(およ)(ふっ)(けん)については、この(ほう)(りつ)(さだ)めるところによる。
      Taisha, tokusha, genkei, kei no shikkō no menjo oyobi fukken ni tsuite wa, kono hōritsu no sadameru tokoro ni yoru.
      General pardons, special pardons, commutations of sentence, exemptions from the execution of sentences, and restorations of rights are governed by this Act.

VerbEdit

減刑(げんけい)する (genkei surusuru (stem 減刑(げんけい) (genkei shi), past 減刑(げんけい)した (genkei shita))

  1. (law) to lower a penalty; to commutate

ConjugationEdit