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ChineseEdit

light; ray; bright
 
clear; bright; to understand; next; the Ming dynasty
simp. and trad.
(光明)
anagram 明光

PronunciationEdit


Note:
  • kong-bêng - literary;
  • kng-bêng - vernacular.

NounEdit

光明

  1. light; illumination; brightness; brilliance

AdjectiveEdit

光明

  1. bright; shining
  2. (figuratively, of future etc.) promising; bright
  3. (figuratively) open-hearted; frank; straightforward

AntonymsEdit

Proper nounEdit

光明

  1. () Guangming (a district of Shenzhen, Guangdong, China)
  2. (社區) Guangming (a community in Chengzhong, Yingcheng, Xiaogan, Hubei, China)

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
こう
Grade: 2
みょう
Grade: 2
on’yomi

NounEdit

光明 (hiragana こうみょう, rōmaji kōmyō)

  1. light
  2. hope in adverse circumstances
    • 1923, 国枝史郎, 沙漠の古都:
       (わたし) (むね) (こう) (みょう)一筋 (ひとすじ)しらしらと (しら)んで ()た。
      Watashi no mune e kōmyō ga hitosuji shirashira to shirande kita.
      A ray of hope began to grow stronger in my heart.