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定冠詞

定冠詞

See also: 定冠词

Chinese

 
to set; to fix; to determine; to decide; to order
An article, such as the words the and a.
trad. (定冠詞) 冠詞
simp. (定冠词) 冠词

Noun

定冠詞

  1. definite article

See also


Japanese

Etymology

Kanji in this term
てい
Grade: 3
かん
Grade: S

Grade: 6
on'yomi

Compound of (tei, definite) + 冠詞 (kanshi, article, as in grammar).

Pronunciation

Noun

定冠詞 (hiragana ていかんし, romaji teikanshi, historical hiragana ていくわんし)

  1. (grammar) definite article

Antonyms

References

  1. 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  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 978-4-14-011112-3
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.