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See also: 年號

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ChineseEdit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see 年號.
(This term, 年号, is the simplified form of 年號.)
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Kanji in this term
ねん
Grade: 1
ごう
Grade: 3
on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Chinese compound 年號 (nen hawH, literally year + call). Compare modern Mandarin reading niánhào, Cantonese nin4 hou6.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

年号 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 年號, hiragana ねんごう, rōmaji nengō, historical hiragana ねんがう)

  1. An era name, applied to periods from a few years to several decades. Used in former times in China and many other East Asian nations; now used only in Taiwan and Japan.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 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