証明書

See also: 證明書 and 证明书

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
しょう
Grade: 5
めい
Grade: 2
しょ
Grade: 2
on’yomi
Alternative spelling
證明書 (kyūjitai)

EtymologyEdit

Probably from Middle Chinese compound 證明書 (t͡ɕiᴇŋH mˠiæŋ ɕɨʌ, literally to prove, to verify + clear + letter, document). Compare modern Mandarin 證明書 reading zhèngmíngshū.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(しょう)(めい)(しょ) (shōmeisho (kyūjitai 證明書)

  1. certificate

Usage notesEdit

This refers more specifically to an official document used to certify or prove something.

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. 2.0 2.1 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN