See also: 広告 and 广告

Chinese edit

wide; numerous; to spread to tell; to inform; to say
trad. (廣告/廣吿) /
simp. (广告) 广

Etymology edit

Wasei kango (和製漢語), orthographically borrowed from Japanese (こう)(こく) (kōkoku). First attested in 1903 in 《二十世紀之巨靈托辣斯》 written by the Chinese politician Liang Qichao.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit


  1. (countable) advertisement (notice promoting a product, service, etc.) (Classifier: ; ; ; )
    廣告广告  ―  zuò guǎnggào  ―  to make an advertisement; to produce an ad
    禁止張貼廣告禁止张贴广告  ―  Jìnzhǐ zhāngtiē guǎnggào.  ―  No posters.
  2. (uncountable) advertising (activity of producing advertisements)
    廣告广告  ―  zuò guǎnggào  ―  to advertise
    廣告广告  ―  guǎnggào  ―  (colloquial) to advertise
    廣告广告 [Cantonese]  ―  maai6 gwong2 gou3 [Jyutping]  ―  to advertise
    廣告收入广告收入  ―  guǎnggào shōurù  ―  advertising revenue
    我們肯定沒有什麼廣告 [MSC, trad.]
    我们肯定没有什么广告 [MSC, simp.]
    Wǒmen kěndìng shì méiyǒu qián zuò shénme guǎnggào le. [Pinyin]
    We definitely wouldn't have money for advertising.

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Japanese edit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 5
For pronunciation and definitions of 廣告 – see the following entry.
[noun] advertisement, ad
[verb] advertise
(This term, 廣告, is the kyūjitai of the above term.)

Korean edit

Hanja in this term

Noun edit

廣告 (gwanggo) (hangeul 광고)

  1. Hanja form? of 광고 (advertisement).

Vietnamese edit

chữ Hán Nôm in this term

Noun edit


  1. chữ Hán form of quảng cáo (advertisement; commercials).

Verb edit


  1. chữ Hán form of quảng cáo (to advertise, publicise).