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凌雲

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ChineseEdit

encroach; soar; thick ice cloud; (abbr.) for Yunnan; surname
trad. (凌雲)
simp. (凌云)

PronunciationEdit


VerbEdit

凌雲

  1. to reach the clouds; to soar to the skies

Proper nounEdit

凌雲

  1. Lingyun (a county in Baise, Guangxi province, China)

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
りょう
Jinmeiyō
うん
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

凌雲 (hiragana りょううん, rōmaji ryōun)

  1. skyscraping; very high; above the clouds;
  2. exceeding worldly, secular things; above this mortal world; beyond petty, everyday matters

Usage notesEdit

This noun is often used with the genitive case particle -no (-の), which makes it function as an adjective.