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ChineseEdit

 
home; family; -ist; -er; -ian; measure word for stores and schools
 
long; length; forever; always; constantly; chief; head; elder; to grow; to develop
trad. (家長)
simp. (家长)
 
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NounEdit

家長

  1. head of a household; family head; patriarch
  2. parent(s) or guardian of a minor (especially a student)

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Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
ちょう
Grade: 2
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EtymologyEdit

From Sinitic 家長.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

家長 (hiragana かちょう, rōmaji kachō)

  1. the head of a household, a householder
  2. a patriarch
  3. a matriarch

Usage notesEdit

Historically, this role has more commonly been filled by a man. However, this word alone is generally not gender-specific, and can refer to either a male or female head of household. To specify a particular gender, this word may be prefixed with either (onna, woman) or (otoko, man).

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KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

家長 (gajang) (hangeul 가장)

  1. Hanja form? of 가장, “the head of a family”.