See also: 広州 and 广州

Chinese

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Liangguang
province; prefecture; state
province; prefecture; state; county
 
trad. (廣州)
simp. (广州) 广
 
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Etymology

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Originally the name of a prefecture, first established in 226 CE and re-established in 264 CE, that covered parts of present-day Guangdong and whose seat was originally located in Panyu.

Pronunciation

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Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (28) (23)
Final () (102) (136)
Tone (調) Rising (X) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed Open
Division () I III
Fanqie
Baxter kwangX tsyuw
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kwɑŋX/ /t͡ɕɨu/
Pan
Wuyun
/kʷɑŋX/ /t͡ɕiu/
Shao
Rongfen
/kuɑŋX/ /t͡ɕiəu/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kwaŋX/ /cuw/
Li
Rong
/kuɑŋX/ /t͡ɕiu/
Wang
Li
/kuɑŋX/ /t͡ɕĭəu/
Bernard
Karlgren
/kwɑŋX/ /t͡ɕi̯ə̯u/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
guǎng zhōu
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
gwong2 zau1

Proper noun

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廣州

  1. (, formerly , ~路) Guangzhou (a prefecture-level city, subprovincial city, and port, the provincial capital of Guangdong, China)
  2. (historical) Guǎng Prefecture (various ancient prefectures of imperial China in present-day Guangdong and Guangxi)
  3. () Gwangju (a city in Gyeonggi Province, South Korea)

Synonyms

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Derived terms

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Descendants

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Sino-Xenic (廣州):

Others:

Japanese

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Kanji in this term
こう
Jinmeiyō
しゅう
Grade: 3
on’yomi kan’on
For pronunciation and definitions of 廣州 – see the following entry.
広州こうしゅう
[proper noun] Guangzhou (the capital and largest city of Guangdong, China)
(This term, 廣州, is the kyūjitai of the above term.)

Korean

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Hanja in this term

Proper noun

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廣州 (Gwangju) (hangeul 광주)

  1. Hanja form? of 광주 (Guangzhou).

Vietnamese

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chữ Hán Nôm in this term

Proper noun

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廣州

  1. chữ Hán form of Quảng Châu (Guangzhou).