小康

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
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EtymologyEdit

From (shō, "small," "minor") + (, "peaceful," "secure")

NounEdit

小康 (hiragana しょうこう, romaji shōkō)

  1. lull, respite, breathing spell, short time of peace

Derived termsEdit

  • 小康状態 (shōkō jōtai): state of reduced activity

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

小康 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin xiǎokāng)

  1. comparatively good living standard
  2. a period of peace and prosperity
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