Last modified on 21 December 2014, at 04:22

名人

ChineseEdit

name; (measure word for persons); place (e.g. among winners) man; person; people
simp. and trad.
(名人)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

名人

  1. a well-known person; a celebrity

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
めい
Grade: 1
じん
Grade: 1
on'yomi

NounEdit

名人 (hiragana めいじん, romaji meijin)

  1. A master; an expert

Proper nounEdit

名人 (hiragana めいじん, romaji Meijin)

  1. (historical) A title held by the strongest go player in Japan.
  2. A Japanese go tournament, and the title conferred to its winner.
  3. A Japanese shogi tournament, and the title conferred to its winner.

ReferencesEdit

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.