See also: 好學

Chinese edit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see 好學 (“to be eager to study; to be fond of learning; to be studious; to be scholarly; etc.”).
(This term is the simplified form of 好學).
Notes:

Japanese edit

Kanji in this term
こう
Grade: 4
がく
Grade: 1
on’yomi
Alternative spelling
好學 (kyūjitai)

Etymology edit

/kauɡaku//kɔːɡaku//koːɡaku/

From Middle Chinese compound 好學好学 (xawH hæwk, literally to like + to learn). Compare modern Cantonese reading hou3 hok6.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

(こう)(がく) (kōgakuかうがく (kaugaku)?

  1. scholarliness, a love of learning
    好学(こうがく)精神(せいしん)
    kōgaku no seishin
    the spirit of scholarliness
    好学(こうがく)()
    kōgaku no shi
    a scholarly man, a man who loves learning

References edit

  1. ^ Matsumura, Akira, editor (2006), 大辞林 [Daijirin] (in Japanese), Third edition, Tokyo: Sanseidō, →ISBN