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ChineseEdit

(long) time; (long) duration of time far; distant; remote
trad. (久遠)
simp. (久远)

PronunciationEdit


AdjectiveEdit

久遠

  1. a long time ago; far back

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 5
おん
Grade: 2

Etymology 1Edit

From ku (, of long duration, longstanding, lasting a long time) + on (, distant (in time), far-off, remote)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

久遠 (hiragana くおん, rōmaji kuon, historical hiragana くをん)

  1. eternity

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
きゅう
Grade: 5
えん
Grade: 2

From kyū (, of long duration, longstanding, lasting a long time) + en (, distant (in time), far-off, remote)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

久遠 (hiragana きゅうえん, rōmaji kyūen, historical hiragana きうゑん)

  1. eternity

Usage notesEdit

  • kuon is more commonly used than kyūen

Alternative formsEdit

  • 久遠の (kuon no): of or relating to eternity, eternal

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9