Japanese Word Entry

拘置所
Kana:こうちしょ
Romaji:kouchisho
Definition: prison, detention house, detention center, jail

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Chinese characters used in this word

arrest, seize, concerned, adhere to, despite, restrain, detain
Readings
Mandarin: ㄐㄩ (jū), ㄍㄡ (gōu), ㄐㄩˇ (jǔ), ㄐㄩˊ (jú)
Cantonese: keoi1
Japanese: コウ (kou)、 ク (ku) / かか.わる (kakawaru)、 とどめる (todomeru)、 とらえる (toraeru)
Korean: 구 (gu)
Vietnamese: câu, cù

placement, put, set, deposit, leave behind, keep, employ, pawn, place, lay out, set aside
Readings
Mandarin: ㄓˋ (zhì)
Cantonese: zi3
Japanese: チ (chi) / お.く (oku)、 -お.き (-oki)
Korean: 치 (chi)
Vietnamese: trí
Variants
Semantic variant form:

place, extent, location, numerary adjunct
Readings
Mandarin: ㄙㄨㄛˇ (suǒ)
Cantonese: so2
Japanese: ショ (sho)、 ソ (so) / ところ (tokoro)、 -ところ (-tokoro)、 どころ (dokoro)、 とこ (toko)
Korean: 소 (so)
Vietnamese: sở, sỡ