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ChineseEdit

female; woman; daughter king; Wang (proper name)
simp. and trad.
(女王)

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 1/2
Initial () (12) (35)
Final () (22) (106)
Tone (調) Rising (X) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Closed
Division () III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ɳɨʌX/ /ɦʉɐŋ/
Pan
Wuyun
/ɳiɔX/ /ɦʷiɐŋ/
Shao
Rongfen
/niɔX/ /ɣiuɑŋ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ɳɨə̆X/ /ɦuaŋ/
Li
Rong
/niɔX/ /ɣiuaŋ/
Wang
Li
/nĭoX/ /ɣĭwaŋ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ni̯woX/ /iwaŋ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
wáng

NounEdit

女王

  1. queen regnant; queen
    上帝保佑女王  ―  Shàngdì bǎoyòu Nǚwáng  ―  God Bless the Queen
  2. women who represents the dead person during a Ryukyuan rite

Proper nounEdit

女王

  1. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) An ancient state in Japan.

JapaneseEdit

 
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Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
じょ
Grade: 1
おう
Grade: 1
on’yomi

From Middle Chinese compound 女王 (nrjoX hjwang, literally female + king).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

女王 (hiragana じょおう, rōmaji joō, historical hiragana ぢよわう)

  1. a queen regnant
  2. a queen (reproductive female animal in a hive)
     (じょお) ()アリ
    joō ari
    a queen ant
See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 1 Grade: 1
Irregular

Alteration of joō.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Irregular reading)

NounEdit

女王 (hiragana じょうおう, rōmaji jōō, historical hiragana ぢようわう)

  1. a queen regnant

Etymology 3Edit

Kanji in this term
にょ
Grade: 1
おう
Grade: 1
on’yomi

From Middle Chinese compound 女王 (nrjoX hjwang, literally female + king). The goon reading, so likely the initial borrowing.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

女王 (hiragana にょおう, rōmaji nyoō, historical hiragana によわう)

  1. a queen regnant

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

女王 (yeowang) (hangeul 여왕)

  1. Hanja form? of 여왕, “queen regnant”.