主人公

ChineseEdit

master; owner; host
 
just; honorable; public
just; honorable; public; common; fair; duke; mister
trad. (主人公) 主人
simp. #(主人公) 主人

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

主人公

  1. protagonist (main character)
    Synonym: 主角 (zhǔjué)
  2. (literary, honorific) host

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
しゅ
Grade: 3
じん
Grade: 1
こう
Grade: 2
on’yomi
 
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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Chinese 主人公 (MC t͡ɕɨoX ȵiɪn kuŋ).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

主人公(しゅじんこう) (shujinkō

  1. a protagonist (main character)
    この(もの)(がたり)(しゅ)(じん)(こう)(かえる)である。
    Kono monogatari no shujinkō wa kaeru dearu.
    The main character in this story is a frog.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

主人公 (ju-in-gong) (hangeul 주인공)

  1. Hanja form? of 주인공 (protagonist). (main character)