U+337B, ㍻
SQUARE ERA NAME HEISEI

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ChineseEdit

 
flat; level; equal
flat; level; equal; to make the same score; to tie; to draw; calm; peaceful
 
finish; complete; accomplish
finish; complete; accomplish; become; turn into; win; succeed; one tenth
simp. and trad.
(平成)
 
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Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit


VerbEdit

平成

  1. (literary) to plan everything well

Etymology 2Edit

Orthographic borrowing from Japanese 平成 (Heisei).

PronunciationEdit


Proper nounEdit

平成

  1. Heisei era of Japanese history

JapaneseEdit

 
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Kanji in this term
へい
Grade: 3
せい
Grade: 4
kan’on

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Literally "becoming peaceful" or "peace everywhere". Based on two Literary Chinese passages, one from 史記 (Shiki, the Records of the Grand Historian) and the other from 書経 (Shokyō, the Book of Documents):

[Classical Chinese, trad. and simp.]
From: The Records of the Grand Historian, by Sima Qian, circa 91 BCE
nèi píng wài chéng [Pinyin]
Internal peace, external accomplishment;
in Japanese, 平らかにして成る (uchi tairaka ni shite soto naru), and
[Classical Chinese, trad. and simp.]
From: The Book of Documents, circa 7th – 4th centuries BCE
píng tiān chéng [Pinyin]
The earth has been rendered peaceful, and the (influence of) heaven has become complete.
in Japanese, 平らかにして成る (chi tairaka ni shite ten naru)

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

(へい)(せい) (Heisei

  1. the Heisei period (Japanese era that began on 8 January 1989 and ended on 30 April 2019)
    平成(へいせい)元年(がんねん)
    Heisei gannen
    the first year of Heisei (1989 in the Gregorian calendar)

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • English: Heisei
  • Chinese:
    • Mandarin: 平成 (Píngchéng)
  • Korean: 헤이세이 (Heisei)
  • Vietnamese: Heisei, Bình Thành

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

Proper nounEdit

平成

  1. chữ Hán form of Bình Thành (Heisei era of Japanese history).