Japanese Dictionary

Meaning of 南蛮船(なんばんせん) in Japanese

南蛮船
Kana Reading
なんばんせん
Romaji
nanbansen
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    Meaning
    foreign ship (esp. of Spanish and Portuguese ships arriving from the south prior to the Edo period)


Kanji in this word

JLPT 1

12 strokes

barbarian

On'Yomi: バン

Kun'Yomi: えびす

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JLPT 3

11 strokes

ship, boat

On'Yomi: セン

Kun'Yomi: ふね, ふな-

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JLPT 5

9 strokes

south

On'Yomi: ナン, ナ

Kun'Yomi: みなみ

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