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永久

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (永久, reconstructed)
Character (永), Pronunciation (1/1)

Initial: 云 (35)
Final: 庚
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 于憬切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
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Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɦwɣiæŋX/ /i̯wɐŋX/ /ɣiuɐŋX/ /ɦʷɯiaŋX/ /ɦwiajŋX/ /ɣĭwɐŋX/ /ɣiuaŋX/
Character (久), Pronunciation (1/1)

Initial: 見 (28)
Final: 尤
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 舉有切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
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Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kɨuX/ /ki̯ə̯uX/ /kiuX/ /kiuX/ /kuwX/ /kĭəuX/ /kiəuX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (永久, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
yǒng ‹ hjwængX › /*ɢʷraŋʔ {*[ɢ]ʷraŋʔ}/ long (time)
jiǔ ‹ kjuwX › /*kʷəʔ {*[k]ʷəʔ}/ a long time
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
15423 0 /*ɢʷraŋʔ/
6969 0 /*kʷlɯʔ/

AdjectiveEdit

永久

  1. permanent, long-lasting, eternal

JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
えい
Grade: 5
きゅう
Grade: 5
on'yomi

Adjectival nounEdit

永久 (-na inflection, hiragana えいきゅう, romaji eikyū, historical hiragana えいきう)

  1. eternal
InflectionEdit

NounEdit

永久 (hiragana えいきゅう, romaji eikyū, historical hiragana えいきう)

  1. permanence; continuing forever; being timeless; being eternally unchanging; eternity

Proper nounEdit

永久 (hiragana えいきゅう, romaji Eikyū, historical hiragana えいきう)

  1. An era from 1113-7-13 to 1118-4-3, following 天永 and preceding 元永.
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

永久 (hiragana とわ, romaji towa, historical hiragana とは)

  1. permanence

Etymology 3Edit

Adjectival nounEdit

永久 (-na inflection, hiragana とこしえ, romaji tokoshie, historical hiragana とこしへ)

  1. Alternative form of 常しえ.

NounEdit

永久 (hiragana とこしえ, romaji tokoshie, historical hiragana とこしへ)

  1. Alternative form of 常しえ.

Etymology 4Edit

Adjectival nounEdit

永久 (-na inflection, hiragana とこしなえ, romaji tokoshinae, historical hiragana とこしなへ)

  1. Same as above.

NounEdit

永久 (hiragana とこしなえ, romaji tokoshinae, historical hiragana とこしなへ)

  1. Same as above.