|Kanji in this term|
|Grade: S||Grade: 5|
From Sinitic 摂政. /sepuɕʲau/ > /seɸuɕʲau/ > /seuɕʲau/ > /ɕʲoːɕʲoː/
Shift in reading of shōshō.
- a regent: one who rules in the place of a monarch because the monarch is too young, absent, or disabled
- regency: the position or station of a regent
- (archaic) the chief advisor to the emperor, similar to a viceroy or vizier