See also: 秘书, 祕書, and 祕书

ChineseEdit

secret book; letter
trad. (秘書/祕書) /
simp. (秘书)
alternative forms 祕书秘书 nonstd simp

EtymologyEdit

In premodern China, originally the title for a government position in charge of reports to the throne, and imperial correspondence and directives.

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

秘書

  1. secretary (person who does clerical work)

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 6
しょ
Grade: 2
on’yomi
Alternative spelling
祕書 (kyūjitai)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

()(しょ) (hisho

  1. secretary (person keeping records and handling clerical work)

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

秘書 (biseo) (hangeul 비서)

  1. Hanja form? of 비서 (secretary).

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

NounEdit

秘書

  1. Hán tự form of bí thư (secretary).