Japanese Dictionary

Meaning of 天文方(てんもんかた) in Japanese

天文方
Kana Reading
てんもんかた
Romaji
tenmonkata
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    Meaning
    Edo period office in charge of compiling the koyomi, astronomical measurements, surveying, translating Western books, etc.


Kanji in this word

JLPT 5

4 strokes

heavens, sky, imperial

On'Yomi: テン

Kun'Yomi: あまつ, あめ, あま-

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JLPT 4

4 strokes

sentence, literature, style, art, decoration, figures, plan, literary radical (no. 67)

On'Yomi: ブン, モン

Kun'Yomi: ふみ, あや

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JLPT 4

4 strokes

direction, person, alternative

On'Yomi: ホウ

Kun'Yomi: かた, -かた, -がた

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