|Kanji in this term|
From 唐 (Tō, “Tang”) + 宋 (Sō, “Song”) + 音 (on, “Sino-Japanese reading of a kanji”).
唐宋音 • (tōsōon) ←たうそうおん (tausouon)?
- (Should we delete(+) this sense?) the pronunciation of Chinese characters used in the Tang and Song dynasties of China, mainly limited to Zen vocabulary, and has less influence on general expressions
- a category of 音読み (on'yomi, “Japanese approximation of the original Chinese pronunciation”), kanji pronunciation first brought to Japan by Zen monks during the Kamakura Period, corresponding to the late Song dynasty in China