Chinese

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Tang dynasty (618–907) sound; noise; news
simp. and trad.
(唐音)

Pronunciation

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Noun

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唐音

  1. Tang reading of Chinese characters in Japanese, Tō-on

Japanese

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(みん)(ちょう) (minchō): Ming dynasty

Kanji in this term
とう
Grade: S
おん
Grade: 1
on’yomi

Etymology

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Compound of (, China) +‎ (on, sound).

Pronunciation

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Noun

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(とう)(おん) (tōonたうおん (tauon)?

  1. Tō-on, a Sino-Japanese kanji pronunciation layer; imported to Japan beginning in the mid-Heian period and ending in the Edo period(corresponding to the Song to Qing Dynasties in China). Uncommon.
    Synonym: 唐宋音 (tō-sō-on)
    Hypernyms: 漢字音 (kanji-on), 音読み (on'yomi)
    Hyponyms: 唐音 (tōon), 宋音 (sōon)
    Coordinate terms: 呉音 (goon), 漢音 (kan'on), 唐音 (tōon), 宋音 (sōon), 慣用音 (kan'yōon)
  2. (more specifically) The later subset of the above.
    Hypernym: 唐宋音 (tō-sō-on)
    Coordinate terms: 唐音 (tōon), 宋音 (sōon)

References

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  1. ^ NHK Broadcasting Culture Research Institute, editor (1998), NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 [NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary] (in Japanese), Tokyo: NHK Publishing, Inc., →ISBN
  2. ^ Matsumura, Akira, editor (2006), 大辞林 [Daijirin] (in Japanese), Third edition, Tokyo: Sanseidō, →ISBN