ChineseEdit

 
energy; perfect; excellent; refined; very; proficient
 
child; son; (noun suffix); small thing; seed; egg; 1st earthly branch; 11 pm-1 am; midnight
simp. and trad.
(精子)
 
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NounEdit

精子

  1. (cytology) sperm cell; spermatozoon
  2. (proscribed) semen

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JapaneseEdit

 
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精子 (seishi): a sperm cell fertilizing an egg cell.
Kanji in this term
せい
Grade: 5

Grade: 1
on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

May be from Chinese 精子.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

精子(せいし) (seishi

  1. (biology, cytology) a spermatozoon, a sperm cell

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN

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Hanja in this term

NounEdit

精子 (jeongja, McCune-Reischauer: chŏngsa, Yale: cengsa) (hangeul 정자)

  1. Hanja form? of 정자 (sperm cell).