Japanese edit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 3

Grade: 2
kan’on kun’yomi
Alternative spelling
秒讀み (kyūjitai)

Etymology edit

From (byō, second) +‎ 読み (yomi, the 連用形 (ren'yōkei, stem or continuative form) of the verb 読む (yomu, to count)). Literally, counting seconds.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

(びょう)() (byōyomiべうよみ (beuyomi)?

  1. (board games) byoyomi, a system of time control in some board games, especially go and shogi, in which the player is assigned a number of additional periods (of a fixed time per move) when their initial allotted time runs out

Descendants edit

  • English: byoyomi
  • Chinese: 讀秒读秒 (dúmiǎo)

References edit

  1. ^ Matsumura, Akira, editor (2006), 大辞林 (in Japanese), Third edition, Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. 2.0 2.1 NHK Broadcasting Culture Research Institute, editor (1998), NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 [NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary] (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK Publishing, →ISBN
  3. ^ Kindaichi, Kyōsuke et al., editors (1997), 新明解国語辞典 (in Japanese), Fifth edition, Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN