かんおん

JapaneseEdit

For pronunciation and definitions of かんおん – see the following entry.
漢音
[noun] Kan'on, a Sino-Japanese kanji pronunciation layer; based mainly on the Chinese pronunciation in use in the areas around Chang'an (around modern-day Xi'an) and Henan, as imported into Japanese in the Nara period and the early Heian period in Japanese history, and roughly from the late Tang Dynasty through the early Song Dynasty in Chinese history.[1][2] The predominant layer used in Japanese today, as opposed to the other layers which are associated with restricted sets of words (Buddhism, etc.).
(This term, かんおん, is an alternative spelling of the above Sino-Japanese term.)

(The following entries are uncreated: 幹音, 感恩, 桓温.)

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan