Japanese Word Entry

姉妹船
Kana:しまいせん
Romaji:shimaisen
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

ship, boat, vessel
Readings
Mandarin: ㄔㄨㄢˊ (chuán)
Cantonese: syun4
Japanese: セン (sen) / ふね (fune)、 ふな- (funa-)
Korean: 선 (seon)
Vietnamese: thuyền
Variants
Semantic variant forms: