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(自)(至) [abbreviations used together]

English translation: (from)(to)

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Japanese term or phrase:(自)(至)
English translation:(from)(to)
Entered by: conejo
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19:09 Apr 24, 2008
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Japanese term or phrase: (自)(至) [abbreviations used together]
The document is a summary of some roads in Kyushu.

Road Name (CCC道路)
(自) Town name 1 (XX市YY町)
(至) Town name 2 (ZZ市AA町)
The town names & abbreviations are in the same cell of a table. To the right of the town names are other cells containing various data about the road, (only one set of data applying to both Town Name 1 and Town Name 2).

There are about 3 sets of information that follow this format.

I found another similar example on the Internet. In this PDF file, (自) and (至) are used in a similar fashion, on pg. 3.
http://www.qsr.mlit.go.jp/miyazaki/press/pdf/chaku2004/qsr/p...

What do (自) and (至) mean when used like this?
Thank you!
conejo
United States
Local time: 04:08
(自)(至)
Explanation:
自 in this context is 'from', and 至 is 'to'. Hope this will help.
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xxxsunandsunflo
Local time: 10:08
Grading comment
Thanks, everybody. :)
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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(自)(至)


Explanation:
自 in this context is 'from', and 至 is 'to'. Hope this will help.

xxxsunandsunflo
Local time: 10:08
Native speaker of: Native in JapaneseJapanese
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Thanks, everybody. :)

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Naoki Inumaru: It is used for time in most case. (自) 4/10, (至) 4/11 means, from 4/10 to 4/11.
14 mins

agree  seika
20 mins

agree  chigusa: yes, and can be used for place as well.
30 mins

agree  michiko tsumura
1 hr

agree  Gertrude Tsau: (自)(至) =...kara....made
1 hr

agree  casey
4 hrs

agree  AniseK
6 hrs

agree  Maynard Hogg: old-fashioned, but still used in railway contexts
3 days18 hrs
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Apr 26, 2008 - Changes made by conejo:
Edited KOG entry<a href="/profile/42154">conejo's</a> old entry - "(自)(至)" » "to/from"


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