See also:

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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Han characterEdit

(radical 8 +6, 8 strokes, cangjie input 卜口火 (YRF), four-corner 00906, composition)

  1. capital city
  2. 10 quadrillions or 10 millions (1016)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 88, character 19
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 299
  • Dae Jaweon: page 187, character 11
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 284, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+4EAC

See alsoEdit

  • Chinese Numeral
    • Last:
    • Next: Larger numeral exists but not used anymore. ()

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Yale ging1)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. capital city
  2. ten quadrillion

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

/kyau/ > /kyoː/.

NounEdit

(hiragana きょう, historical hiragana きやう, romaji kyō)

  1. capital (city)
  2. (abbreviation) Tokyo (東京, Tōkyō)
  3. (abbreviation) Kyoto (京都, Kyōto)

Etymology 2Edit

Compound of miya (imperial palace) and ko (place).

NounEdit

(hiragana みやこ, romaji miyako)

  1. the place where the emperor resides
  2. a city that acts as an economic and political center; capital
  3. metropolis

Etymology 3Edit

NumberEdit

(けい, kei)

  1. 10,000,000,000,000,000, 1016, (US) ten quadrillion, (UK) ten thousand billion

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(gyeong) (hangeul , revised gyeong, McCune-Reischauer kyŏng, Yale kyeng)

CompoundsEdit

  • 京釜 (경부, Gyeongbu)
  • 京仁 (경인, Gyeongin)

See alsoEdit


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin jīng (jing1), Wade-Giles ching1)

  1. artifical mound (original meaning)
  2. capital (city)
  3. (abbreviation) Beijing (北京)

CompoundsEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(kinh)

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