女王

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ChineseEdit

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

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

女王

  1. queen

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). The kan'on reading, so likely a later borrowing.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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

  1. queen
See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 1 Grade: 1
Irregular

Alteration of joō.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Irregular reading)
  • (Tokyo) じょうお [jòóóꜜò] (Nakadaka - [3])[1]
  • IPA(key): [d͡ʑo̞ːo̞ː]

NounEdit

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

  1. queen

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, romaji nyoō, historical hiragana によわう)

  1. queen

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  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 978-4-14-011112-3

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

女王 ‎(yeowang) ‎(hangeul 여왕)

  1. Hanja form? of 여왕, “queen”.
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