候補

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
こう
Grade: 4

Grade: 6
on'yomi

NounEdit

候補 (hiragana こうほ, romaji kōho)

  1. candidate

SynonymsEdit


KoreanEdit

Hanja in this word

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

候補 (hubo) (hangeul 후보)

  1. Hanja form? of 후보, “candidate”.

MandarinEdit

simpl. 候补
trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin hòubǔ
Zhuyin ㄏㄡˋ ㄅㄨˇ
IPA (key) /xoʊ̯⁵¹ pu²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/

AdjectiveEdit

候補 (traditional, Pinyin hòubǔ, simplified 候补)

  1. (Advanced Mandarin) alternate; candidate (for a vacancy etc.)

VerbEdit

候補 (traditional, Pinyin hòubǔ, simplified 候补)

  1. (Advanced Mandarin) to be an alternate; to be a candidate for (a vacancy etc.)
  2. (archaic) to temporarily fill a provincial or ministerial post prior to being assigned a permanent position by the Ministry for Personnel (during the Qing Dynasty)

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Last modified on 8 April 2014, at 06:56