東京

JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
とう
Grade: 2
きょう
Grade: 2
on'yomi

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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東京 (hiragana とうきょう, historical hiragana とうきゃう, romaji tōkyō)

  1. an eastern capital
    • 16031604: Nippo Jisho (page 663)
      Tôqiǒ. トゥキャゥ (東京) Figaxino miyaco. (東の都) 東の地方の都 (Miaco).

Etymology 2Edit

From an earlier pronunciation /toukyau/, which became /toːkyoː/.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

東京 (hiragana とうきょう, historical hiragana とうきゃう, romaji Tōkyō)

  1. the capital of Japan; Tōkyō
    昨日、東京は曇りでしたか。
    きのう、とうきょうはくもりでしたか。
    Kinō, tōkyō wa kumori deshita ka.
    Was it cloudy in Tokyo yesterday?
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Kanji in this term
とう
Grade: 2
けい
Grade: 2
on'yomi

From an earlier pronunciation /toukei/, which became /toːkei/.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

東京 (hiragana とうけい, romaji Tōkei)

  1. a historical (primarily early to mid Meiji period) reading of the name of the city of Tōkyō

Etymology 4Edit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 2 Grade: 2

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

東京 (katakana トンキン, romaji Tonkin)

  1. the northernmost part of Vietnam; Tonkin

ReferencesEdit


MandarinEdit

simpl. 东京
trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin Dōngjīng
Zhuyin ㄉㄨㄥ ㄐㄧㄥ
IPA (key) /tʊŋ⁵⁵ t͡ɕiŋ⁵⁵/

Proper nounEdit

東京 (traditional, Pinyin Dōngjīng, simplified 东京)

  1. Tokyo
  2. Former name of Kaifeng.
  3. Former name of Hanoi.

NounEdit

東京 (traditional, Pinyin Dōngjīng, simplified 东京)

  1. (historical) the eastern capital, in situations where dual capitals existed

See alsoEdit


Min NanEdit

simpl. 东京
trad.

Proper nounEdit

東京 (traditional, POJ Tang-kiaⁿ, traditional 東京, simplified 东京)

  1. Tokyo
Last modified on 9 April 2014, at 04:48