Last modified on 17 December 2014, at 04:59

友好

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


AdjectiveEdit

友好

  1. (Beginning Mandarin) friendly; amicable

NounEdit

友好

  1. friendship

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
ゆう
Grade: 2
こう
Grade: 4
on'yomi

Etymology 1Edit

From Sinitic 友好.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

友好 (hiragana ゆうこう, romaji yūkō, historical hiragana いうかう)

  1. friendship, amity
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Compound of (tomo, friend) +‎ (yoshi, good). The kanji used for the yoshi reading is an example of jukujikun.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

友好 (hiragana ともよし, romaji Tomoyoshi)

  1. A male given name

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1993, Shigeru Takebayashi, The Kenkyusha Japanese-English Leaner's Pocket Dictionary, Tokyo: Kenkyūsha, ISBN 4-7674-2305-8:
  2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9