Chinese edit

name; fame; to describe
name; fame; to describe; place
ancestor; forefather; grandparents
trad. (名祖)
simp. #(名祖)

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit


  1. eponym

Japanese edit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
Grade: 5
kun’yomi irregular
Alternative spelling
名祖 (kyūjitai)

Noun edit

()(おや) (naoya

  1. A person whose name has become identified with a particular object or activity; eponym.

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