Japanese Word Entry

姉妹艦
Kana:しまいかん
Romaji:shimaikan
Definition: sister ship

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Chinese characters used in this word

elder sister
Readings
Mandarin: ㄗˇ (zǐ)
Cantonese: zi2
Japanese: シ (shi) / あね (ane)、 はは (haha)
Korean: 자 (ja)
Vietnamese: tỉ, tỷ, chị, chị
Variants
Semantic variant form:

younger sister
Readings
Mandarin: ㄇㄟˋ (mèi)
Cantonese: mui6
Japanese: マイ (mai) / いもうと (imouto)、 いも (imo)
Korean: 매 (mae)
Vietnamese: muội, muội

warship
Readings
Mandarin: ㄐㄧㄢˋ (jiàn)
Cantonese: laam6
Japanese: カン (kan) / いくさぶね (ikusabune)
Korean: 함 (ham)
Vietnamese: hạm
Variants
Simplified Chinese form: