ChineseEdit

law
 
make or cause to be; order; command; decree; honorable
trad. (律令)
simp. #(律令)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

律令

  1. laws and decrees

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (律令):

JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

 
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Kanji in this term
りつ
Grade: 6
りょう
Grade: 4
kan’on goon

/ritʉ rʲau//rit͡surʲɔː//rit͡surʲoː/

Possibly from Middle Chinese 律令 (MC liuɪt̚ liᴇŋ).

Equivalent to (ritsu, ancient Chinese criminal code) +‎ (ryō, ancient Chinese administrative and civil code).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

律令 (りつりょう) (ritsuryō) (historical hiragana りつりやう)

  1. (law, historical) a set of codes and laws enacted during between the Asuka and Nara periods, influenced by a similar model in Tang-dynasty China
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
りつ
Grade: 6
れい
Grade: 4
kan’on

Possibly from Middle Chinese 律令 (MC liuɪt̚ liᴇŋ).

Equivalent to (ritsu, ancient Chinese criminal code) +‎ (rei, ancient Chinese administrative and civil code).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

律令 (りつれい) (ritsurei)

  1. (law, historical, rare) a set of codes and laws enacted during between the Asuka and Nara periods, influenced by a similar model in Tang-dynasty China

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN