ChineseEdit

 
content; calm; still
content; calm; still; quiet; to pacify; peace; how
peaceful; spongy (of radishes)
simp. and trad.
(安康)

PronunciationEdit


AdjectiveEdit

安康

  1. in good health; hearty and robust; safe and sound
    身心安康  ―  shēnxīn ānkāng  ―  mental and physical well-being
    全家安康  ―  zhù quánjiā ānkāng  ―  to wish the whole family well

Proper nounEdit

安康

  1. () Ankang (a city in Shaanxi, China)

JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
あん
Grade: 3
こう
Grade: 4
on’yomi

From Middle Chinese 安康 (ʔan khang, literally peace + tranquility). Compare modern Chinese 安康 (ānkāng).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(あん)(こう) (ankōあんかう (ankau)?

  1. the state of being safe and sound, in tranquility and good health

Proper nounEdit

 
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(あん)(こう) (Ankōあんかう (ankau)?

  1. Clipping of 安康天皇 (Ankō Tennō, Emperor Ankō).

VerbEdit

(あん)(こう)する (ankō suruあんかう (ankau)? suru (stem (あん)(こう) (ankō shi), past (あん)(こう)した (ankō shita))

  1. to be safe and sound
  2. to make something be safe and sound
ConjugationEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Edo-period ateji (当て字).

NounEdit

(あん)(こう) (ankō

  1. Archaic spelling of 鮟鱇 (anglerfish).

Etymology 3Edit

 
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Kanji in this term
あん
Grade: 3
かん
Grade: 4
Irregular

Borrowed from Mandarin 安康 (Ānkāng).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Irregular reading)

Proper nounEdit

(あん)(かん) (Ankan

  1. Ankang, a city in Shaanxi province, China
Usage notesEdit

Most often seen suffixed with (shi, city).

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

安康 (angang) (hangeul 안강)

  1. Hanja form? of 안강 (soundness, peacefulness).

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

NounEdit

安康

  1. Hán tự form of an khang.