ChineseEdit

country; state; nation
 
speech; language; dialect
speech; language; dialect; tell to
trad. (國語)
simp. (国语)
 
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國語

  1. national language
  2. (chiefly Taiwan, colloquial in Hong Kong, dated in Mainland China) Mandarin Chinese; standard Chinese
    國語 / 国语  ―  Nǐ huì shuō guóyǔ ma?  ―  Do you speak Mandarin?
  3. language specific to a nation (in the Qing dynasty, Manchu)
  4. (usually in contrast with 普通話普通话 (pǔtōnghuà, “mainland Chinese Mandarin”)) Taiwanese Mandarin; Guoyu
  5. (Malaysia) Malay, the national language of Malaysia.

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國語

  1. Discourses of the States (a text from the Spring and Autumn period)

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
こく
Jinmeiyō

Grade: 2
on’yomi

NounEdit

國語(こくご) (kokugo (kyūjitai, shinjitai 国語)

  1. Kyūjitai form of 国語: national language; Japanese

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

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國語 (gugeo) (hangeul 국어)

  1. Hanja form? of 국어 (national language; Korean).

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

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國語

  1. Hán tự form of quốc ngữ (national language, the modern Vietnamese writing system based on the Roman alphabet).

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